Rishi Kapoor came in headlines since Thursday morning for his poor health and rushed to hospital. At 8.45 his brother Randhir Kapoor from the hospital confirmed the Rishi kapoor’s death news. It has been a terrible 2 days for B- town as they mourn the death of two finest actors.
The real chocolate boy of Bollywood breathed his last today with the whole country mourning the loss. The actor this morning came in headlines this morning as he was rushed to the hospital, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. The jolly actor even in his last hours of treatment did not fail to entertain the medical staff treating him in the hospital.
Rishi Kapoor had kept secrecy of his cancer battle and had also fought Leukemia for two years. The actor was admitted in a hospital in Delhi while he was shooting for his film ‘Sharmaji Namkeen’ and was later shifted to Mumbai. Rishi Kapoor had informed his fans that it was just a viral fever and 18 days shooting in Delhi pollution has lowered his neutrophils.
In 2018 he was diagnosed with Leukemia and for the same reason flew to New York with his wife Neetu Singh. The battle which could put anyone in sadness did not stop his spirit. He enjoyed the two years to the fullest, doing his favorite things with his loved ones. He flew back to India in September 2019 last year but his poor health pertained.
Rishi Kapoor, the second son to Raj Kapoor, known as the showman, had started his career as child actor in his father’s film ‘Mera Naam Joker’. The actor with his heart winning first role in the iconic film Bobby had won best actor filmfare award in 1974. The booming career entertaining three generations witnessed a count of 123 best films. He further won so many awards and recognitions like the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
The Rishi Kapoor was seen co-starring Amitabh Bacchan in his last film ‘102 Not Out’ with an acting to be remembered. He was seen in the web series ‘Body’ alongside Emraan Hashmi. Some of his Movies to be remembered that got huge success hit were Amar Akbar Anthony, Laila Majnu, Rafoo Chakkar, Sargam, Karz, Bol Radha Bol etc. The recent ones where even the new generation is fan of were Kapoor and Sons, D-Day, Mulk and 102 Not Out.
The actor even in recent times was not willing to give up entertaining and signed another project. It is about playing the lead role with Deepika Padukone in it and producing it also, even after his poor health he looked forward. It is all about a remake of the Hollywood film ‘Intern’ for which everyone was looking forward to.
Rishi Kapoor had introduced Bollywood to his son Ranbir Kapoor and his daughter is a designer, Riddhima Kapoor. In the whole Bollywood industry, his death is grieved upon, with Amitabh Bacchan stating he has been shattered majorly. Neetu Singh broke down at the news and had a great impact on the death.