Rishi Kapoor’s death: Amitabh Bachchan, Prakash Javadekar react

A day after actor Irrfan Khan’s demise, members of the political and movie fraternity are mourning the passing of one other essential determine within the Bollywood. Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor died at the age of 67 on Thursday morning.

He had been underneath remedy for most cancers and was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Basis Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday night.

 

Enormous loss for leisure business: President

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday condoled the demise of veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, calling it as stunning and an enormous loss for the leisure business.

“Rishi Kapoor’s untimely demise is shocking. An evergreen personality with an always smiling face, he was so full of life that it’s difficult to believe that he is no more,” Mr. Kovind tweeted.

“A huge loss for the entertainment industry. Let us pray for his soul. Condolences to his family and friends,” the President added.

 

Rishi Kapoor was a powerhouse of expertise: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned that he was “anguished” by the demise of Rishi Kapoor.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi recalled Kapoor’s ardour for cinema, and referred to him as a powehouse of expertise.

“Multifaceted, endearing and energetic…this was Rishi Kapoor Ji. He was a powerhouse of expertise. I’ll all the time recall our interactions, even on social media. He was enthusiastic about movies and India’s progress. Anguished by his demise. Condolences to his household and followers. Om Shanti,” he wrote.

 

Rishi was all the time prepared with a smile: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan and Rishi Kapoor notably performed quick buddies in Ramesh Sippy’s 1985 movie, Saagar. Their bond prolonged past the display, too. On the demise of Rishi on Thursday, Kamal Haasan clearly “can’t believe it”. He penned an emotional notice to bid goodbye Rishi Kapoor, who handed away on Thursday morning in Mumbai aged 67.

“Cant believe it. Chintu ji @chintskap. (Mr.Rishi Kapoor) was always ready with a smile. We had mutual love and respect. Will miss my friend. My heartfelt condolence to the family,” Kamal tweeted.

 

Heartbroken: Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth, who had acted with Rishi Kapoor within the Hindi flick Dosti Dushmani, described him as a “dearest friend” over his co-star’s demise following his battle with most cancers.

“Heartbroken … Rest In Peace … my dearest friend #RishiKapoor,” Rajinikanth mentioned in a tweet.

 

I’m destroyed, says Amitabh Bachchan

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was Rishi Kapoor’s co-star in his most up-to-date movie 102 Not Out was one of many first to interrupt the information of Kapoor’s loss of life on Twitter.

“He is GONE..! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. simply handed away.. I’m destroyed !” wrote Bachchan on Twitter. He later deleted the tweet.

 

Rishi’s loss of life stunning: Javadekar

Minister of Data and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar was one of many firsts from the political world to condole Rishi Kapoor’s loss of life.

“The sudden demise of actor Rishi Kapoor is stunning. He was not solely an important actor however an excellent human being. Heartfelt condolences to his household, pals and followers,” he wrote on Twitter.

 

A torch-bearer of illustrious legacy: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday mentioned Rishi was solely an excellent actor, but additionally a straight ahead human being.

“In his death, we have lost a link to connect two generations of artists. He was the torch-bearer of an illustrious legacy of his family whose contribution to the Indian film industry is unparalleled,” Thackeray mentioned.

 

Loved Rishi Kapoor’s films as a fan: Tibetan PM-in-Exile

Paying tributes to Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay on Thursday mentioned he watched his films and loved them as a fan.

“RIP Rishi Kapoor-ji!,” Sangay knowledgeable in a tweet.

“My profound condolences to family members of Rishi Kapoor. My first movie in life was ‘Laila Majnu’ You have entertained me for four decades. I have watched your movies and always enjoyed them as a fan. May you reborn and entertain the world again.”

 

My coronary heart is heavy, writes Priyanka Chopra

“That is the tip of an period,” wrote actor Priyanka Chopra on Twitter, sharing {a photograph} of with Rishi Kapoor and his spouse Neetu.

“My coronary heart is so heavy. That is the tip of an period. Rishi sir, your candid coronary heart and immeasurable expertise won’t ever be encountered once more. Such a privilege to have recognized you even just a little bit,” she wrote on Twitter.

 

“My condolences to Neetu maam, Ridhima, Ranbir and the remainder of the household. Relaxation in peace Sir,” she added.

 

Rishi Kapoor might be tremendously missed: Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi remembered Rishi Kapoor as an exquisite actor, whereas noting that it has been a horrible week for Indian cinema with the passing away of one other legend.

In a tweet, Gandhi mentioned, “This can be a horrible week for Indian cinema, with the passing of one other legend, actor Rishi Kapoor.

“A beautiful actor, with an enormous fan following throughout generations, he might be tremendously missed. My condolences to his household, pals and followers all around the world, at the moment of grief,” he mentioned.

 

Unreal, unbelievable : Sports activities fraternity

The sports activities fraternity has are available unison to pay tribute to veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor.

Laborious to simply accept this: Kohli

“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,” Kohli tweeted.

I grew up watching up his films: Sachin

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar took additionally took to Twitter to pay tribute to Rishi and his put up learn: “Very very sad about the passing of Rishi ji. I grew up watching his movies and he was also very gracious whenever we met over the years. May his soul rest in peace. My heartfelt condolences to Neetu ji, Ranbir and the whole family.”

Former India opener Virender Sehwag wrote: “Extremely disheartened to learn about the passing of Rishi Kapoor ji. Heartfelt condolences to his family.”

Former India cricketer Madan Lal wrote: “Shocking and devastating this news has been. Can’t imagine that Rishi Kapoor is no more. 2020 has been devastating.”

“Shocking to say the least. Never a dull moment with Rishi Kapoor around. A laugh a minute. My prayers and thoughts are with Neetu ji, Ranbir and Riddhima. God bless his soul,” mentioned India head coach Ravi Shastri.

Rishi by no means acquired his due: Mithali Raj

Ace India girl cricketer Mithali Raj tweeted: “Shocked by the demise of veteran actor Rishi Kapoorji. Never quite got his due for the acting genius that he was! His boyish smile,straight talking ,jovial & endearing personality won him millions of followers. Huge loss. Will miss dearly on the silver screen.”

“Heart Broken Broken heart. 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,” former Pakistan speedster Waqar Younis tweeted.

One unhealthy information after the opposite: Sania

Ace tennis participant Sania Mirza mentioned: “What a year already but what a sad and depressing week this is turning out to be. one bad news after the other .. Huge losses .. the country is mourning for these legends .. #ripirrfankhan #riprishikapoor.”

“Woke up to this sad news…May his soul rest in peace …we will miss u sir.,” tweeted Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal.

Rohan Bopanna tweeted: “Oh my god, waking up to read Mr. Rishi Kapoor passing away. Such a tragedy. Condolences to his family.”

 

Delhi CM Kejriwal condoles demise of Rishi Kapoor

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday condoled the demise of veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor.

“Deeply saddened by the sudden demise of actor Rishi Kapoor. He entertained several generations of Indians throughout his career. What a terrible loss. My condolences to the grieving family. May God bless his soul,” Kejriwal tweeted.

 

Nice loss: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad mentioned that Rishi Kapoor’s passing is a “nice loss to the world of creativity.”

“Saddened by the sudden demise of Rishi Kapoor who left a profound imprint on Bollywood by his versatile appearing. Have grown up watching lots of his movies since my pupil days. An important loss to the world of creativity. My honest condolences!” he wrote on Twitter.

(With inputs from companies and from our reporters)

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