After Irrfan Khan on Wednesday (April 29, 2020), Bollywood has lost yet another Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor today (April 30, 2020). Rishi Kapoor was admitted to a Mumbai Hospital.
According to reports, Rishi Kapoor was rushed to Mumbai’s HN Reliance hospital last night. His wife Neetu Kapoor Singh was by his side. The news of Rishi Kapoor’s death has left the entire film fraternity shocked as he had recently announced his next project along with Deepika Padukone.
The news of Rishi Kapoor’s demise was confirmed and first shared by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. He took to Twitter and wrote, Rishi Kapoor is Gone.
T 3517 – He's GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away ..
I am destroyed !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 30, 2020
As soon as the news of the passing of Rishi Kapoor went viral on the internet, numerous celebrities including Manoj Bajpayee, Rajeev Khandelwal, Rakul Singh and other Bollywood celebrities mourned the actor’s death.
Rishi Kapoor had been battling cancer since the last one and half years. He returned to India in September 2019 after undergoing treatment for cancer in the US for almost one year.
Last night when reports of Rishi Kapoor rushed to Mumbai hospital surfaced on the internet, his elder brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news while speaking to indianexpress.com. He said, “He is hospitalised. Neetu is by his side. He is not well.”
Rishi Kapoor is survived by his wife Neetu Kapoor Singh, son Ranbir Kapoor and daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni.
Rishi Kapoor was last seen in ‘The Body’, alongside Emraan Hashmi and Shobita Dhulipala.