Rishi Kapoor’s 68th birth anniversary dawned upon today and in view of this occasion, daughter Riddhima Kapoor posted a slew of family photos on her Instagram account. Scroll on to see photos shared by Riddhima
Along with the snaps, Riddhima wrote a heart-rending post remembering her late father and actor Rishi Kapoor. Her caption read, “Papa, They say when you lose someone, you can’t live without – your heart will badly break! But I know you are living in this broken heart & will be there forever! I know you are watching over all of us & ensuring that we live by the value system you instilled in us! You gave me the gift of compassion -taught me the value of relationships & made me the person I am today! I miss you each day & will always love you! Celebrating you today & always – Happy Birthday ️”
In this photograph, one can see Rishi Kapoor along with his granddaughter Samara and nostalgia kicks right in.
After starring alongside as co-stars, Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor tied the knot in January 1980. Riddhima was born in September 1980. Their son Ranbir Kapoor was born in 1982.
Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and had travelled to New York for further treatment. He stayed there with wife Neetu Kapoor for almost a year and returned to Mumbai in September 2019. Rishi passed away on April 30 this year.
Rishi Kapoor was born to legendary actor Raj Kapoor and Krishna Kapoor. He made his first appearance in movies as a child artist at the tender age of 3 in Shree 420. Rishi made his acting debut with Mera Naam Joker. He started ruling our hearts with Bobby (1973).
Rishi Kapoor ruled the box office through the 1970s to the 1990s when he worked in movies like Amar Akbar Anthony, Coolie, Karz and Chandni among others.
For many, his best came in the second phase of his career with movies like Hum Tum, Agneepath and Kapoor & Sons.
Rishi Kapoor had a career spanning close to five decades. He was last seen in The Body alongside Emraan Hashmi.