Rishi Kapoor, Bollywood’s Chocolate Boy, dies at 67 in Mumbai

Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor

Veteran entertainer Rishi Kapoor, who has had a wonderful profession in the realm of Hindi film crossing more than four decades, died at a Mumbai clinic on Thursday morning. He was 67. 

Rishi Kapoor was cremated at 4pm at Chandawadi crematorium in south Mumbai within the sight of close family. He inhaled his final gasp at the H N Reliance medical clinic early morning on Thursday and had been doing combating malignant growth for a long time. 


The on-screen character, who had enchanted his way into a large number of hearts with his glittering introduction in 1973’s ‘Bobby’, had been feeble for some time. Subsequent to being determined to have malignant growth in 2018, he experienced treatment in New York for close to 12 months. In September 2019, he came back to India yet was once in a while found in broad daylight. 


He was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on Wednesday morning. The on-screen character’s last rituals were performed at Chandanwadi Crematorium in Kalbadevi, Mumbai. 


He was appreciative for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over. In his passing, they would all comprehend that he might want to be recollected with a grin and not with tears. 


In this hour of individual misfortune, we additionally perceive the world is experiencing a troublesome and grieved time. There are various limitations around development and assembling in broad daylight. We might want to demand every one of his fans and well-wishers and companions of the family to please regard the laws that are in power. 


He would not have it some other way. 


Head administrator Narendra Modi tweeted, “Multifaceted, charming and lively…this was Rishi Kapoor Ji. He was a powerhouse of ability. I will consistently review our co-operations, even via web-based networking media. He was enthusiastic about movies and India’s advancement. Anguished by his end. Sympathies to his family and fans. Om Shanti.”


Amitabh Bachchan tweeted saying he was devastated. “He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !” wrote Amitabh, who has been a friend and colleague of Rishi’s for years. 

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