Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passes away at the age of 67. The popular actor wasn't in good health for awhile and was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai. Wife Neetu Kapoor and son Ranbir Kapoor had been constantly by his side. Brother, Randhir Kapoor had revealed in a report that Rishi was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday morning.
Many Bollywood actors such as Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra took to Twitter to pay their condolances to the legendary actor.
Unbelievable that such a warm human being-Rishi Kapoor is no more!Recall all my movies with him Ek Chadar Maili si, Naseeb etc &under my direction,Tell me oh Khuda. Such a lively interaction with him always!My heart goes out to dear Neetu, Ranbir & all his family. God be with thm— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) April 30, 2020
It seems like we’re in the midst of a nightmare...just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, it’s heartbreaking. He was a legend, a great co-star and a good friend of the family. My thoughts and prayers with his family 🙏🏻— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 30, 2020
Rishi Kapoor had been shooting for ‘Sharmaji Namkeen’ in the capital when he fell sick earlier in the year and was later moved to a hospital in Mumbai. According to reports the actor was battling cancer relapse. He was Raj Kapoor's third born, after Randhir and later Ritu Nanda, he was older to Reema Jain and Rajeev Kapoor.