Million and zillions of hearts were upset on hearing the news of Irfaan’s death. God took away another soul who was a diamond. After Irrfan’s death, the death of Rishi Kapoor is news that shocked all of us. In two days country and Bollywood lost two of its legends. Rishi Kapoor a veteran actor was diagnosed with cancer breathed his last breath today in Mumbai. Soon after the death, the news came out and the news was confirmed by the family with a heartbreaking statement.
“Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 IST in hospital today after a two year battle with leukaemia. The doctors and the medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last. He remained jovial and determined to remain to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everybody who met him during this point was amazed at how he didn’t let his illness get the higher of him.
He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the planet over. In his passing, they might all understand that he would really like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears. In this hour of personal loss, we also recognize the world is going through a very difficult and troubled time. There are numerous restrictions around moment and gathering in public. We would wish to request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of the family to please respect the laws that are effective. He wouldn’t have it the other way,” a press release was concluded by the Kapoor family. A source said that Rishi was admitted to the hospital 3 weeks ago.
In a statement, the brother of Rishi Kapoor Randhir Kapoor stated that “he is suffering from cancer and he has some breathing problem, so he has been admitted to the hospital. He is stable now.” He was hospitalised twice within the month of February due to his poor health.