Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67 in Mumbai today.
The breaking news was disclosed by Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter.
He tweeted, “”Rishi Kapoor… gone… passed away. I am destroyed !”
A message from Rishi Kapoor’s family read,” Our dear #RishiKapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukaemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last.”
According to reports, the actor was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital after complaining that he was not feeling well. In 2018, he was diagnosed with cancer and had been in New York for a year to undergo treatment. He returned to India in September 2019 after recovering.
Rishi Kapoor is survived by his wife Neetu Singh,son Ranbir Kapoor and daughter Riddhima Kapoor.