Another Blow For Bollywood, Rishi Kapoor Passes Away At 67, Shocked Stars And Politicians Pay Rich Tributes.

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Bollywood had not recovered from paying tributes to Irrfan Khan here comes another big blow. Seasoned actor, and legend Rishi Kapoor passed away at the age of 67 .

Kapoor has been unwell after being diagnosed with cancer and was admitted to the H N Reliance hospital, his elder brother Randhir Kapoor said. He was admitted to hospital after he complained of breathing problems.

Kapoor returned to India last September after undergoing treatment for cancer in the US for almost a year. In February, Kapoor was hospitalised twice due to his health issues. He was first admitted to a hospital in Delhi where he was attending a family function.

At the time, Kapoor had said that he was suffering from an “infection”. After his return to Mumbai, he was again admitted to a hospital with viral fever. He was discharged soon after.

As soon as news came in Twitter was flooded with tributes :

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister

Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to confirm the news of Rishi Kapoor’s demise a while ago. He wrote, “He’s GONE.. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !” (sic)


Shashi Tharoor, Congress MP

Rahul Gandhi, Former Congress president

Omar Abdullah, Former J&K Chief Minister

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Actress


Akshay Kumar

Sunny Deol , Starred with Rishi Kapoor in Raj Kumar Santoshi’s cult film Damini ( 1993)

Ajay Devgn

Manoj Bajpayee,

Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Chief Minister

Anushka Sharma , Actress


Virat Kohli, Indian Cricket Team Skipper

Kamal Haasan, Actor

Farhan Akhtar, Actor & Director

Sachin Tendulkar, Batting legend

Raveena Tandon, Actress

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