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Superstars Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit Lead Bollywood In Mourning Rajiv Kapoor

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Several Bollywood stars took to their twitter handles and mourned the demise of veteran actor Rajiv Kapoor, who passed away . He was 58 when he breathed his last. Rajiv was the youngest son of showman Raj Kapoor. Last year in April 30, 2020, Rajiv’s elder brother Rishi KapoorΒ  had passed away.

Ironically, Rajiv Kapoor was set to make a return to the big screen after 28 years with Ashutosh Gowariker’s ‘Toolsidas Junior’. The film was announced in December 2020 with Sanjay Dutt in the lead role. Gowariker tweeted his anguish of Rajiv passing away .

Expressing grief over the demise of the veteran actor, superstar Akshay Kumar tweeted, “Saddened to hear about the untimely demise of #RajivKapoor ji. My deepest condolences to the entire family.”

Superstar Sanjay tweeted, “Absolutely heartbroken to hear about the demise of Rajiv Kapoor. A soul gone too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with the Kapoor family in this difficult time. Om Shanti.”

Recalling the opportunity to work with the late actor in ‘Prem Granth’, superstar actress Madhuri Dixit expressed grief over the demise of Kapoor.

“I had the opportunity of working with #Rajiv Kapoor in the film PremGranth. It was a difficult subject which he handled with great maturity though it was his first film. Remembering the wonderful moments we shared. My heartfelt condolences to the Kapoor family. RIP,” tweeted Dixit.

Superstar and Global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas too tweed her condolences

The last rites of Rajiv Kapoor, who died of a heart attack , were performed at a cremation ground located in Chembur, Mumbai, as his family bid adieu to him with a heavy heart. Ranbir Kapoor, Aadar Jain, and Armaan Jain were seen as the pallbearer while a devastated Randhir Kapoor was seen leading them and others for the final rites of his deceased brother.

The funeral was attended by several celebrities from the film fraternity like Neetu Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Karisma Kapoor, superstar Shah Rukh Khan among others, who were seen giving a teary-eyed farewell to Rajiv.

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