2020 is getting worse day by day as India lost 2 legendary actors. Yesterday Irfan Khan passed away and today Rishi Kapoor passed away.
The famous and legend actor of Bollywood industry 67 years old Rishi Kapoor passed away today at Sir H.N Reliance Foundation Hospital Mumbai India. Rishi Kapoor’s family shared the demise news on Twitter.
According to Indian media, 67-year-old Rishi Kapoor, who was suffering from cancer, was admitted to a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday night due to ill health where he could not recover and passed away.
Here is the official demise news of Rishi Kapoor.
“Our dear Rishi Kapoor Passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last.”
“He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, Friends, food, and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him.”
“He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over. In his passing, they would all understand that he would like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears.”
“In this hour of personal loss, we also recognize the world is going through a very difficult and troubled time. There are numerous restrictions around movement and gathering in public. We would like to request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of family to please respect the laws that are in force.”
According to the Indian media report, Rishi Kapoor was fighting with cancer for almost 2 years. Yesterday on difficulty in breathing he admitted to hospital.
Rishi Kapoor’s film career
Legendary actor Rishi Kapoor has acted in more than 150 films. He started his film career in 1970 with Raj Kapoor’s film ‘Meera Naam Joker’ in which he played the role of his father’s childhood.
After that, he played the lead role for the first time in the film ‘Bobby’ with which he reached the heights of fame.
Rishi Kapoor acted in many popular films including, Laila Majno, Chandni, Hina, Bol, Ye Wada Raha, Hum Kisi sy Kum nai, Badlty rishty, Ajooba, Dewaana and many more.
Rishi Kapoor last worked with actor Amitabh Bachchan in the film ‘102’ in 2018, after which he became unwell. He has also worked with new young actors, including several legendary actors, in his film career.
Rishi Kapoor won many awards including Filmfare, National Film Awards by winning the hearts of the fans with her best performance.