Bollywood Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with cancer. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last Message from Rishi Kapoor’s family. The actor, who died at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, was buried at the Versova graveyard around 3 pm in the presence of his family and friends such as directors Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Bhardwaj. Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away on Thursday at Mumbai's Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital. He was 67 years old. His brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the shocking news. The is survived by his wife Neetu Kapoor, son Ranbir and daughter Riddhima. Randheer Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Kareen Kapoor Khan and Alia Bhatt arrive at Chandanwadi crematorium for last rites of Rishi Kapoor
The news of Kapoor's demise comes a day after Bollywood suffered another setback with versatile actor Irrfan Khan losing the battle of life after battling a rare form of cancer for two years. The actor, who died at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, was buried at the Versova graveyard around 3 pm in the presence of his family and friends such as directors Tigmanshu Dhulia and Vishal Bhardwaj.
Based on the report of 67 years old Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor testing Covid19 infection, on Wednesday morning admitted to the H N Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. H N Reliance Foundation Hospital is the same in which a hours ago another Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan died. The 53 years old Irrfan Khan also had cancer disease and on Wednesday breathed his last in the Hospital-based in Mumbai, Maharashtra
A message from the family of Rishi Kapoor has been released to the media. He wrote in his message - 'Our dear Rishi Kapoor died peacefully in the hospital at 8:45 am today after a two-year battle with leukemia. The doctors and medical staff of the hospital said that they entertained them till the last time. Family, friends, food, and films remained his focus. During this time, everyone who met him was surprised that he did not let his illness dominate. He was grateful for the love of his fans who came from all over the world. In his death, they will all understand that he would like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears. In this hour of personal loss, we also understand that the world is going through very difficult and troubled times. There are many restrictions on gathering around and in public. we would like to request all bis fans and well-wishers please respect lows that are in force.'