Rishi Kapoor: Indian film fraternity mourns death of 'Bollywood's royalty'

Veteran star died at the age of 67 on Thursday morning after losing battle to Leukemia

Entertainment Desk April 30, 2020
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Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor has passed away at the age of 67, according to Hindustan Times.

The actor was hospitalised on Wednesday morning after he complained of breathing problems. According to reports, Rishi had been admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. His wife, actor Neetu Kapoor was with him in his final hours.

Soon after the news of his death broke, many Bollywood stars took to social media to pay homage. Here's what they had to say:

 

Akshay Kumar



Rajinikanth 



Priyanka Chopra



Hema Malini 



Shahid Kapoor



Parineeti Chopra



Ritiesh Deshmukh



Taapsee Pannu



Farhan Akhtar



Anushka Sharma



Tusshar Kapoor



Madhuri Dixit 



Ranveer Singh

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Shilpa Shetty



Vicky Kaushal



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Ray | 2 months ago | Reply | Recommend Rishi Kapor represented his family well and embodied the culture of his ancestors who despised in Bolywood for being pathans from Peshawar...If one man represented that culture it was Rishi a big hearted pathan w love and affection for all and honesty and integrity above everything else. To me they always tried to remember and honor the culture and I am sorry that he last wish to visit homeland in Peshawar couldn't come true...I hope we live to see the day that at least his children would be allowed to come and visit their home. He loved India but equally loved Pakistan and hence I will like to remember for his qualities of what a great Pakistan pathan would look like....open hearted man who lived the big life according to his own rules...it is heart breaking to see two of Indian cinema 's best voices will be silenced now forever...Irfan and Rishu...RIP
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