The year 2020 is proving to be quite gloomy. It unleashed a curse on Earthlings with Coronavirus spread and has cost more than 200k lives across the globe.
And as the series of sad news is not stopping, the death of great actor Irrfan Khan was all over the media yesterday and not even 24 hours have passed that we are facing another nightmare.
In an unexpected turn of events, legendary actor Rishi Kapoor passed away at the age of 67. The actor was unwell for quite some time and was constantly battling with cancer for the past two years. Last night, he was rushed to H N Reliance Hospital as his condition started deteriorating.
The devastating news about him passing away came in like a shock to all of us and B’town celebs expressed their grief while sending condolences to the Kapoor family over the loss of one of the most charming men.
Calling it an end of an era with the last breath of Chintu Ji, Priyanka Chopra shared a happy picture of her with Rishi and Neetu Kapoor.
My heart is so heavy. This is the end of an era. #Rishisir your candid heart and immeasurable talent will never be encountered again. Such a privilege to have known you even a little bit. My condolences to Neetu maam, Ridhima, Ranbir and the rest of the family. Rest in peace Sir. pic.twitter.com/TR6GVSN4m7
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) April 30, 2020
Akshay Kumar also sent his prayers to the Kapoor family by writing, “It seems like we’re in the midst of a nightmare…just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, it’s heartbreaking. He was a legend, a great co-star and a good friend of the family. My thoughts and prayers with his family”.
It seems like we’re in the midst of a nightmare…just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, it’s heartbreaking. He was a legend, a great co-star and a good friend of the family. My thoughts and prayers with his family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 30, 2020
Apart from the Indian Cinema, Politicians also mourned the actor’s untimely demise and sent their condolences over the heartbreaking news.
Take a look:
The passing of veteran actor #RishiKapoor ji is a huge loss for Indian Cinema.
He will continue to live on amongst us through his iconic works.
My condolences to his family and fans.
— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) April 30, 2020
भारतीय चित्रपट सृष्टीसाठी मोठे योगदान देणाऱ्या घराण्याचा वारसा असणारे, स्वतंत्र प्रतिभेचे, मनस्वी आणि निखळ अभिनेते ऋषी कपूर यांच्या जाण्याने कला क्षेत्राची हानी झाली आहे, अशा शब्दांत मुख्यमंत्री उद्धव बाळासाहेब ठाकरे यांनी अभिनेते ऋषी कपूर यांना श्रद्धांजली वाहिली आहे.
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) April 30, 2020
Rishi Kapoor was known for his immense acting skills and fun guessing games he used to play with the netizens. He always kept us enthralled by sharing rare, unseen pictures from the old days. And no soul can replace this greatness.
Rest in peace Chintu Ji, we will always remember you!