Rishi Kapoor, Evergreen Actor, Dies At 67. “He Is Jovial To The End,” Family Says.
Rishi Kapoor, star of beloved films such as Bobby and Chandni, died at a hospital in Mumbai at the age of 67 on Thursday. He fought a long battle with cancer and have spent most of last year in New York treated. A statement from the family Kapoor said that the actor “stay carefree” and “keep the doctor entertained until the end.” Rishi Kapoor, famous love to live, “want to be remembered with a smile and not with tears,” The family also urged that the rules lockdown Mr Kapoor honored by fans and well-wishers. Read the full statement here.
Nephew Rishi Kapoor Kareena Kapoor and her husband Saif Ali Khan described the hospital on Thursday. Car actress Alia Bhatt was filmed leaving the hospital – it was not clear if he was in it.
Condolences were posted by Ram Nath Kovind President and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “He was so full of life that it is difficult to believe that he is no more,” Tweet President Kovind. PM Modi described Mr Kapoor as a “multi-faceted, charming and lively” and said he will remember their social media interactions.
This is the second defeat of the film fraternity in a few days – Irrfan Khan claimed by cancer days ago. Rishi Kapoor has been taken to the hospital, his brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the PTI news agency yesterday. “He was in the hospital. She had cancer and she had some problems breathing, so he had to be hospitalized. He is stable now,” Randhir Kapoor told PTI.
Rishi Kapoor spent almost a year in New York being treated for cancer and returned to Mumbai last September. In New York, Mr. Kapoor has a lot of visitors from back home, among Ambanis, Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan, Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone.
“Back home! 11 months, 11 days! Thank you all,” Mr Kapoor tweeted after the return of last year.
Rishi Kapoor was taken to hospital twice in February of this year – the first in New Delhi, where he was attending a family event, and then in Mumbai. After being treated in a hospital in Delhi, Mr Kapoor tweeted, “Dear family, friends, enemies and followers. I have been overwhelmed by all of your concerns about my health. Thank you. I have been shooting in Delhi as long as 18 days due to pollution and me, I caught an infection where I need to be hospitalized. ” He also revealed that doctors had found a patch on the lungs can cause pneumonia.
Rishi Kapoor started his career with his father’s role in Raj Kapoor’s films. As a child, he made an appearance in Shree 420 songs Pyar Hua Hua Pledge. He played the younger version of his father’s 1970 film Mera Naam Joker, won the National Award for Child Artist for his performance. Three years later, he made his debut as a leading man in Bobby. Rishi Kapoor is fast becoming a romantic hero on the day with films like Rafoo Chakkar and Karz. Mr Kapoor worked throughout his life, giving some of his best performances in films such as 2012’s then and 2018’s Agneepath Mulk.
Rishi Kapoor Neetu Kapoor by his wife, son and daughter Riddhima Ranbir. Last seen in 2019 film The Body and Jhootha Kahin Ka, Mr. Kapoor was intended to star in a Bollywood adaptation of The Intern with Deepika Padukone.
Source: NDTV News