Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai. He was 67

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Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passed away on Thursday in Mumbai, following a long battle with cancer. He was 67.

Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news of Rishi’s demise. Randhir said, “He passed away just now.”

Rishi Kapoor was admitted to Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital on April 29.

Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and had then traveled to New York for treatment. He stayed there with his wife, actor Neetu Kapoor for almost a year and returned to Mumbai in September 2019.

Rishi Kapoor was the son of legendary actor Raj Kapoor and Krishna Kapoor. He made his first appearance in movies at the tender age of 3 in Shree 420. His debut role was in Raj Kapoor directorial Mera Naam Joker. He then became a heartthrob with RK Films’ Bobby.

Rishi Kapoor is survived by his wife Neetu Kapoor, and children Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor.