Rishi dies in Mumbai @ 67

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PM, VP, Minister Pradhan and Odisha CM condoles

Mumbai: Veteran bollywood actor, director and producer Rishi Kapoor died after a two-year-long battle with cancer. The 67-year-old actor was admitted in H N Reliance hospital, where he breathed his last today morning.

He won many awards for his outstanding performances in Indian cinema. Rishi Kapoor has enacted opposite to his wife Neetu Kapoor in twelve films. Kapoor made his debut as a child actor in 1970 in his father Raj Kapoor’s film “Mera Naam Joker” (“My Name is Joker”).

His first lead role — in the 1973 romantic film “Bobby” — won him the Filmfare Award, India’s equivalent of the Oscars, for Best Actor.Over the course of his career, Kapoor acted in more than 100 films. Rishi Kapoor completed his studies form Campion School, Mumbai and later on did his graduation from Mayo College, Ajmer.

Rishi Kapoor’s brothers, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor, uncles Prem Nath, Rajendra Nath, Shashi Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor are all gems of the Indian cinema. Rishi Kapoor has two sisters– Ritu Nanda and Rima Jain. Rishi was the grandson of Prithwiraj Kapoor.

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchah tweeted that he was “destroyed” by Kapoor’s death. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, Kapoor “was a powerhouse of talent’’. Vice president, Sri M. Venkaiah Naidu, tweeted that he was “deeply saddened” to learn of Kapoor’s death. Central Minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted, Rishi’s death is an irreparable loss to Indian cinema.

Odisha Governer Prof Ganeshilal tweeted, it is a huge loss to Indian cinema. He will be remembered for his versatile acting career spanning more than 50years. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tweeted, Indian cinema lost one of the iconic actors who had left an imprint with many memorable movies.
Kapoor’s death comes one day after the death of fellow Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who was known internationally for his roles in “Life Of Pi” and “Slumdog Millionaire.”

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