Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor breaths his last in Mumbai

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Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has breathed his last in the early morning of Thursday.

His end came in in H N Reliance hospital, where he was admitted due to some discomfort.

He was 67. Rishik Kapoor was under treatment for cancer for the last two-year.

His brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news. Soon, his co-actor and close-friend Amitabh Bachchan also confirmed the news on Twitter. “He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !"

For around one year, Rishi Kapoor was in treatment for cancer in US. He came back to India in September 2019.

Rishi Kapoor was last seen in the web series The Body on Netflix. The actor's last Bollywood film was the 2018 film 102 Not Out alongside Amitabh Bachchan.

Rishi Kapoor is survived by wife and actor Neetu Kapoor, son Ranbir Kapoor and daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni.

After his conditions turn grave, he was hospitalised in February.

Rishi Kapoor, the son of Raj Kapoor, broke on to the Indian cinema scene with his first film itself, Mera Naam Joker, in which he played the role of a child artiste. The actor received a National Award for Mera Naam Joker.

In 1973, Rishi Kapoor made his film debut as an adult, with Bobby, opposite Dimple Kapadia. The first film made Kapoor an overnight star and gave the country a new hero.

He was part of hit films such as Amar Akbar Anthony, Laila Majnu, Rafoo Chakkar , Sargam, Karz, Bol Radha Bol, Bobby, Chandani and others.