Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor has died at 67 after a two-year-long battle with cancer. Mr. Kapoor breathed his last at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. Rishi Kapoor is survived by his wife Neetu Kapoor, daughter Riddhima Kapoor and son Ranbir Kapoor.
Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and went to New York City for treatment. After successful treatment for over a year, Rishi Kapoor returned to India in September 2019. Personalities from every cinema industries showed their heartfelt condolences on demise of Rishi Kapoor.
Cant believe it. Chintu ji @chintskap. (Mr.Rishi Kapoor) was always ready with a smile. We had mutual love and respect. Will miss my friend. My heartfelt condolence to the family.— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) April 30, 2020
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
Rishi Kapoor first appeared as a child artist in his father Raj Kapoor's 1970 film 'Mera Naam Joker' (1970). He received the National Film Award for the role. After that Kapoor got his first lead role as an adult opposite Dimple Kapadia in 1973 with the film 'Bobby'. The film brought him Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1974. Kapoor acted in 92 films between 1973 and 2000, of which 36 were box office hits. For his performance in 'Do Dooni Chaar', he won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor in 2011, and for his role in Kapoor & Sons, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2017. He was honored with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
Unbelivable..shocked!! It's really difficult to accept..another dark day for all of us.— Manisha Koirala (@mkoirala) April 30, 2020
It was such a blessing to have worked with you and known you sir.
My heartfelt condolence to the family, may all mighty give stregthn through this difficult time..#RishiKapoor sir #RIP ???
Rishi Raj Kapoor was born in Chembur, Bombay on 4 September 1952. He was the second son of actor-film director Raj Kapoor and his wife Krishna Raj Kapoor. He was also the grandson of actor Prithviraj Kapoor. Some of the greatest hits are Bobby (1973), Laila Majnu (1976), Rafoo Chakkar (1975), Sargam (1979), Karz (1980), Prem Rog (1982), Nagina (1986), Honeymoon (1992), Chandni (1989), Heena (1991) and Bol Radha Bol (1992).