Bollywood’s original chocolate boy, Rishi Kapoor left too soon and breathed his last on April 30, Thursday morning. He was battling with cancer for the last two years and finally gave up. He was admitted to Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai after complaints of breathing problems.
Rishi’s unfortunate demise is a great loss to his family, friends and fans. The actor is an inspiration for many, and each and every actor from the fraternity felt a big blow and poured in their heartfelt condolences to the actors' family.
His dear friend and actor Prem Chopra opened up about Rishi’s demise and told an entertainment portal that he called up the late actor’s son and wife - Ranbir Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor and stated that they are taking it bravely.
Chopra reveals that he met Rishi after he came back from the US for his treatment and celebrated his birthday with the late actor. Later, he went to Rishi’s house and as he recalls their meeting, he says that Rishi was looking very nice. He even told him that he was clear as far as the cancer was concerned. Rishi also mentioned that his immunity had gone down and he needs to take rest. Later, he contracted pneumonia and was taken to the hospital.
Meanwhile, the Kapoor family is trying to keep up with Rishi’s loss and his wife Neetu and daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni often share throwback pictures of the late actor.