Bollywood Is In Grieve Shock As Rishi Kapoor Passes Away After 2-Year-Long Battle With Leukemia

Rishi Kapoor Passed Awayvia

Legendary actor Rishi Kapoor who was battling with leukemia for the last 2 years passed away today at 8:45 AM. He was admitted to H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai due to chest infection and breathing problems. Within two days, Bollywood lost two gems, first, it was Irrfan Khan and today Rishi Kapoor.

Rishi Kapoor Passed Away

Here is the official statement of Rishi Kapoor’s family.

“Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last.

He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food, and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him.

He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over. In his passing, they would all understand that he would 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 movement and gathering in public. We would like to request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of the family to please respect the laws that are in force.

He would not have it any other way.”

Rishi Kapoor was one of the biggest actors in Bollywood and did many romantic movies. The entire Bollywood is in grieve shock due to the sad demise of Rishi Kapoor. From PM Narendra Modi to Akshay Kumar, many Bollywood actors gave their heartfelt condolence on social media.


1. Narendra Modi


2. Akshay Kumar



3. Lata Mangeshkar


4. Ajay Devgn



5. Emraan Hashmi


Rishi Kapoor’s last movie was The Body with Emraan Hashmi. You left the world too soon Chintu Ji. May his soul Rest in Peace.

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