Rishi Kapoor died on Thursday 30 April 2020. Sources said that he got H.N. about three weeks ago. Reliance was admitted to the hospital and was in critical condition for a long time. Kapoor, 67, was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer in 2018 and treated in New York for almost a year. Sources said that Kapoor was suffering from complications of cancer treatment.
Neetu Kapoor and Rishi were in the US for the treatment of the actor for almost a year. The two returned to the Gulf in September 2019, and since then, have visited the hospital continuously.
On Tuesday, April 30, 2020, the actor breathed his last. The veteran’s dear friend, Amitabh Bachchan, shared the news and jolted it on social media. Let’s take a look at some tweets posted by Bollywood celebrities.
Heartbroken … Rest In Peace … my dearest friend #RishiKapoor
— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) April 30, 2020
Been trying to write something n I can’t put my mind n hands in sync. More like the heart in between is just not able to comprehend this. That laugh, that sense of humour, the honesty and even the bully he was , will be missed. No one like you #RishiKapoor
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) April 30, 2020
It seems like we’re in the midst of a nightmare…just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, it’s heartbreaking. He was a legend, a great co-star and a good friend of the family. My thoughts and prayers with his family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 30, 2020
One blow after another. Rishi ji’s passing away is nothing short of a stab to my heart. We associated in Raju Chacha (2000) and stayed in touch through…until now. Condolences to Neetuji, Ranbir, Riddhima & Dabbooji 🙏
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) April 30, 2020
— John Abraham (@TheJohnAbraham) April 30, 2020
In 1999 he directed the film Aa Ab Laut Chalen starring Rajesh Khanna, Aishwarya Rai and Akshaye Khanna. In 2019, the actor appeared in The Body, also starring Emraan Hashmi, which was released on 13 December 2019. Coincidentally, it was his last released film before his death on April 30, 2020. Sharmaji Namkeen directed by Hitesh Bhatia with Juhi Chawla. Was under process at the time of his death. Rishi Kapoor was also going to be a part of the popular Hollywood remake “The Intern,” which also starred Deepika Padukone.
We will be truly missed, Rishi Kapoor!