Rishi Kapoor, the legendary actor passed away at the age of 67 on Thursday in a hospital in Mumbai. Rishi Kapoor was fighting a tough and long battle with cancer before he died on Thursday. The entire cricket fraternity is shocked as well as very sad with the sudden demise of the veteran legendary actor Rishi Kapoor.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma took to Twitter to mourn the demise of Rishi Kapoor, who died in a Mumbai hospital at the age of 67 years on Thursday. The shocking news came just after a day the Indian cinema lost his iconic star, Irfan Khan. India Captain Virat Kohli wrote in the post that it was “hard to accept” the news of Rishi’s death while Anushka tweeted saying she was “at an absolute and total loss of words”. Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar and opener batsman Shikhar Dhawan also send condolences for the Bollywood legend and his family.
“This is absolutely unreal and unbelievable. Yesterday Irfan Khan and today Rishi Kapoorji. It’s hard to accept this as a legend passes away today. My deep condolences to the family and may his soul rest in peace”, Kohli tweeted.
“I am at an absolute and total loss for words, holding this phone in disbelief. Yesterday Irrfan and now….gutted, sad, heartbroken. I truly believed you will come out of this. You will be missed, Sir. RIP. Om Shanti”, Anushka Sharma Tweeted.
“Very very sad to hear about the sad passing away of Rishiji. I grew up watching his movies and he was always very gracious when we met over the years. May his soul rest in peace”, Sachin Tendulkar tweeted. “My heartfelt condolences to Neetu Ji, Ranbir, and the whole Kapoor family”, he added.
“It’s shocking to hear about the sudden demise of #RishiKapoorji. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace”, Shikhar Dhawan tweeted.
Ravichandran Ashwin took to Twitter and wrote, “Deeply saddened by the demise of #RishiKapoor Ji, just we are all coming to terms with the passing away of #IrfanKhan. Truly these are bad times”.
“What absolutely heartbreaking news to wake up to. I am at a complete loss of words, rest in peace #RishiKapoor Ji”, tweeted former Indian batsman, Mohammad Kaif.
Rishi Kapoor is starred in some popular films such as ‘Bobby’ and ‘Chandni’. He fought a long battle with cancer and had spent much of last year in New York being treated. A statement from the Kapoor family said that the actor remained ‘full of life’ & ‘remained jovial’ and kept doctors entertained till the end.