Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor died on Thursday at the age of 67. Rishi Kapoor, who is suffering from leukemia i.e. blood cancer, breathed his last at HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. Sports veterans including Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri have expressed grief over his death.
Virat Kohli wrote, “This cannot be true, I cannot believe this news. Irrfan Khan yesterday and today Rishi Kapoor Ji. It is difficult to accept that such a veteran artist is no longer among us. My condolences are with his family, may God rest his soul. ”
Evergreen actor Irrfan Khan died of cancer a day earlier on Wednesday. Irfan struggled with tumors and intestinal infections. He breathed his last at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.
This is unreal and unbelievable. Yesterday Irrfan Khan and today Rishi Kapoor ji. It’s hard to accept this as a legend passes away today. My condolences to the family and may his soul rest in peace 😟💔
– Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 30, 2020
Sachin and Ravi Shastri also expressed grief
Sachin Tendulkar wrote, “It is very sad to hear the news of Rishi Kapoor’s death. I grew up watching his films. When we met last year, he was very gracious. May his soul rest in peace, “he added. Ravi Shastri, the coach of the Indian team, also called it shocking news. Both veterans expressed condolences to the Neetu, Ranbir and Kapoor family.
Very very sad to hear about the passing away of Rishi ji. I grew up watching his movies and he was always very gracious when we met over the years. May his soul Rest in Peace.Advertisement
My heartfelt condolences to Neetu ji, Ranbir and the whole Kapoor family. 4 pic.twitter.com/MItdmmSnVz
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 30, 2020
Shocking to say the least. Never a dull moment with #RishiKapoor around. A laugh a minute.
– Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) April 30, 2020
An era ended with the sage: Waqar
Former Pakistan cricketer Waqar Younis said, “This is a terrible week for world cinema.” An era has come to an end with you, but you will always be in our hearts. ”
Heart Broken 💔. Terrible week for the World cinema. An era ends with your demise but you will stay in our Hearts forever. My deepest condolences to the Kapoor family.#RIP #Legend pic.twitter.com/wVLxqD5INWAdvertisement
– Waqar Younis (@ waqyounis99) April 30, 2020
#RishiKapoor childhood hero … gone..heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.
– Anil Kumble (@ anilkumble1074) April 30, 2020
– Shikhar Dhawan (@ SDhawan25) April 30, 2020
– Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) April 30, 2020
– Shiva Keshavan, OLY (@ 100thofasec) April 30, 2020