Rishi Kapoor, actor who charmed millions with ‘Bobby’ & ‘Chandni’, passes away in Mumbai; B-town mourns death

Actor Rishi Kapoor has died after a two-year battle with cancer, reported Hindustan Times.

The actor, who had charmed his way into millions of hearts with his scintillating debut in 1973’s ‘Bobby‘, had been ailing for a while. After being diagnosed with cancer in 2018, he underwent treatment in New York for almost a year. In September 2019, he returned to India but was rarely seen in public since.
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He was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday (April 29) after having breathing difficulties.  Today (April 30), he passed away  Neetu Kapoor his wife was by his side when it happened, reports says….

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Actor Amitabh Bachchan tweeted the news, which comes a day after the news of his co-star in multiple films, Irrfan Khan’s death. He wrote, “Rishi Kapoor… gone… passed away. I am destroyed !”. The tweet was deleted soon after.

Several other movie personalities with whom Kapoor enjoyed a close relationship also paid tribute to the legendary actor
Film-maker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari remembered him as “a beautiful, encouraging soul, phenomenal actor.”

Akshay Kumar, who played the role of Kapoor’s son in ‘Patiala House’, paid tribute on Twitter.

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Riteish Deshmukh is also devastated and heartbroken by sudden demise of King Of Charm,King Of Romance as he describes him.

 

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