Sekali lagi industri perfileman Bollywood dikejutkan dengan berita pemergian seorang lagi bintang legenda dan pembikin filem Rishi Kapoor yang disahkan meninggal dunia pada usia 67 tahun.
Berita sedih itu telah disahkan oleh abangnya yang juga pembikin filem dan aktor Randhir Kapoor, serta bintang veteran Amitabh Bachchan.
Baru-baru ini, Rishi telah dikejarkan ke unit rawatan rapi (ICU) Hospital HN Reliance, Mumbai, selepas didapati mengalami sesak nafas dan menderita penyakit kanser sejak dua tahun lalu.
Rishi pergi meninggalkan isteri dan aktres Neetu Singh, serta anak-anaknya aktor Ranbir Kapoor dan pereka fesyen Riddhima Kapoor.
Sehubungan dengan itu, selebriti-selebriti Bollywood tampil memberi 'tribute' terakhir buat Rishi menerusi media sosial.
It seems like we're in the midst of a nightmare...just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, it's heartbreaking. He was a legend, a great co-star and a good friend of the family. My thoughts and prayers with his family ??- Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 30, 2020
We have lost one of the greats today. An amazing actor, a wonderful human being, and 100% a child of Cinema.- Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) April 30, 2020
Thank you for all the joy you brought to our lives.
Thank you for being the actor and human being that you were.
You will be badly missed Rishiji.
One blow after another. Rishi ji's passing away is nothing short of a stab to my heart. We associated in Raju Chacha (2000) and stayed in touch through...until now. Condolences to Neetuji, Ranbir, Riddhima & Dabbooji ?- Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) April 30, 2020
My heart is so heavy. This is the end of an era. #Rishisir your candid heart and immeasurable talent will never be encountered again. Such a privilege to have known you even a little bit. My condolences to Neetu maam, Ridhima, Ranbir and the rest of the family. Rest in peace Sir. pic.twitter.com/TR6GVSN4m7- PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) April 30, 2020
This cannot be true! Rishi sir was my favourite man,and favourite co-star ever! I still remember being nervous around him in Shuddh Desi Romance. He would put me at ease and treat me just like a friend! Will never forget every advice,every joke he told.❤️ #RIP #RishiKapoor pic.twitter.com/dfIi935I0v- Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) April 30, 2020
Absolutely shattered upon hearing the news of Chintu uncle passing away ?? the only consoling thought is that he isn't suffering wherever he is ? rest in peace sir ???- Tiger Shroff (@iTIGERSHROFF) April 30, 2020
He was my childhood..... ?- Karan Johar (@karanjohar) April 30, 2020
You will always be in our hearts sir. Your charm your warmth and your unforgettable performances will give light to us all in the darkest moments. Deepest condolences to Neetuji , Ranbir and the entire family. pic.twitter.com/QsLYZ9ee0B- Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) April 30, 2020
This is devastating. Lost for words . RIP Rishi Kapoor ??- Emraan Hashmi (@emraanhashmi) April 30, 2020
I'm at an absolute & total loss for words.Holding this phone in disbelief. Yesterday Irrfan and now .... Gutted , sad , heartbroken .I truly believed you'll come out of this .You will be missed , Sir . RIP . Om Shanti.- Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) April 30, 2020
I've had the honour of working with Rishi ji. A larger than life person, so outspoken yet so warm. We have lost a brilliant actor today. Still can't believe it.. absolutely heartbroken. My prayers are with the family during this tough time. pic.twitter.com/gFNAXUoxFT- Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) April 30, 2020
Am devastated, heartbroken... King of charm, King of Romance, the legendary actor Rishi ji just said 'pack-up'. Not fair Sir, you said we will do a film together.... just not fair. pic.twitter.com/EJjJnuSThW- Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) April 30, 2020
Noo noo rishi ji!!! You were synonymous with life itself!!My legend.. my inspiration.. my most favourite!! You truly lived life ! Will cherish my most precious moments with you.. you were so so kind n warm .apne se.#RishiKapoor .. you in my heart always.bas ya2020. Go away pic.twitter.com/CaAejejF5j- Divya Dutta (@divyadutta25) April 30, 2020
Deeply saddened on hearing about #rishikapoor ji- Johny Lever (@iamjohnylever) April 30, 2020
Yeh khabar sunke bohot dukh ho raha hai. I have such lovely memories of working with him.
Our country has lost a great actor today. May his soul rest in peace. ?? pic.twitter.com/aVeKX9etkt