Chefs Vikas Khanna, Sanjeev Kapoor and Kunal Kapur shared fond memories and remembered Rishi Kapoor after the veteran actor died in Mumbai on April 30. Rishi Kapoor was 67.
“He promised to stay with me in New York when he is perfectly healthy so that I can cook every meal for him,” Vikas Khanna said in the caption of his post with the hashtags “#PromiseBroken” and “CousinBrother”.
In another post, Vikas said, “Even around thousands of people, he knew how to make you feel so loved and special. He was my childhood. In THE LAST COLOR when I had to name the young hero, I called him CHINTU.” The Last Color is Vikas Khanna’s first film as a director.
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Sanjeev Kapoor also shared a picture with Rishi Kapoor and said, “Unbelievable and shocking. Truly saddened by the demise of Rishi Kapoor ji. Lost a friend. Such a jovial spirit and a foodie to the core. Will always cherish wonderful memories with him. May your soul rest in peace.”
Ranveer Brar also paid tribute to the veteran actor on Instagram in a heartfelt post. “Can 2020 be over already! Another gem who carved his own niche lost! What a career span.. RIP,” Ranveer said in the caption.
Kunal Kapur described Rishi Kapoor as the “charmer, the showman and the entertainer”.
Rishi Kapoor, an acclaimed actor, has starred in memorable films including Kabhie Kabhie, Karz, Chandni and Amar Akbar Anthony. He was last seen in the web series The Body on Netflix.
Rishi Kapoor was admitted to HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday morning, his brother Randhir Kapoor said. The senior actor was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and he returned to India from New York in September 2019 after his cancer treatment.
Rishi Kapoor is survived by son, actor Ranbir Kapoor, daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni and wife Neetu Singh.
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