Rishi Kapoor is No More:
‘He kept doctors entertained till the last‘: These were the words that were in the highlight when Rishi Kapoor’s family released an official statement post his demise.
Rishi Kapoor died on April 30th, 2020 losing a long battle to cancer. But even during his battle days, he was very much active both on personal and professional fronts.
Rishi passed away in Mumbai today after waging a 2 year battle with cancer. He was suffering from Leukemia. Bollywood Veteran: Amitabh Bachchan, who worked with Rishi in many films, confirmed the news on Twitter by writing “He is gone“.
One of Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor’s notable box office performances came from Amar, Akbar, and Anthony.
Below is the official statement released by Rishi Kapoor’s family:
Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45am 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 recognise 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 the family to please respect the laws that are in force. He would not have it any other way.
Rishi Kapoor is survived by Wife cum Bollywood Veteran: Neetu Kapoor, Son cum Bollywood Actor: Ranbir Kapoor and a Daughter cum Fashion Designer: Riddhima Kapoor Sahni.
“Work For Work’s Sake, Not For Yourself. Act But Do Not Be Attached To Your Actions. Be In The World, But Not Of It,”
― Bhagavad Gita