Rishi Kapoor died at the age of 67 on Thursday at 8:45 am. He was admitted to the HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai after his health deteriorated on Wednesday. Rishi Kapoor’s elder brother Randhir Kapoor has confirmed his death from the BBC.
On Wednesday, Randhir Kapoor said, “He is in the hospital and battling cancer.” He was having trouble breathing, after which he was admitted to the hospital. “But earlier in the month of February also, Rishi Kapoor had been admitted to the hospital twice.
Rishi Kapoor was the second son of veteran actor Raj Kapoor. Rishi Kapoor has two brothers, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. Apart from this, two sisters Ritu Nanda, Rima Jain. Rishi Kapoor started his film career in 1973 with Bobby.
Along with this, he also appeared in Shree 420 and Mera Naam Joker as a child artist. Rishi Kapoor worked in the last film The Body with Emraan Hashmi. Rishi Kapoor recently announced that his next film will be with Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone. The film would have been a Hindi remake of the Hollywood film The Intern.
Rishi Kapoor was struggling with which disease
Rishi Kapoor, the son of Bollywood’s showman, film actor and director Raj Kapoor, had been fighting a battle against cancer for the past two years. In the year 2018, Rishi Kapoor went to New York for treatment of cancer. After being treated there for several months, Rishi Kapoor returned to India in 2019. But even after coming back to India, he had to make frequent trips to the hospital. Earlier, he was hospitalized twice in February.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has mourned the death of Rishi Kapoor by tweeting. He has said, “I am saddened by Rishi Kapoor, my senior in Champion School, from this world. I completed inter class dramatics with him during 1967-68. From Bobby’s romantic hero to his last film’s match actor The journey was great.”
On Tuesday, well-known Bollywood actor Irfan Khan died and on the second day Rishi Kapoor died. Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was Rishi Kapoor’s friend, has tweeted, “He is no more.” Rishi Kapoor said goodbye. I am broken. “Rishi Kapoor’s family consists of wife Neetu Kapoor, son Ranbir Kapoor and daughter Riddhima.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has tweeted, “This week is very scary for Indian cinema.” We lost another celebrity, Rishi Kapoor. He was a brilliant actor and loved by people of every generation. Their deficiency will be greatly missed. My condolences to his family, friends and fans in this sad time.”