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Actor Rishi Kapoor passes away

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Actor Rishi Kapoor passed away on Thursday after a two-year-long battle with cancer.

Rishi breathed his last at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. His wife and actor Neetu Kapoor was by his side. His brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news.


Amitabh Bachchan confirmed the news on Twitter. “He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !”

Post return to India, Kapoor’s health had been in focus frequently. The actor was admitted to hospital in quick succession in February. Amid speculations about his health, he had been hospitalised in New Delhi in early February, while on a visit to New Delhi.

Back then, a report said that Kapoor clarified that he was in hospital because he was down with an infection and needed medical attention.