Despite lockdown Bollywood celebrities like Abhishek Bachchan, his family members Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Armaan Jain were snapped by the paparazzi arriving to pay their last respects.
According to reports, Rishi’s daughter Riddhima will also be arriving from Delhi, after seeking special travel permission, for the funeral. Meanwhile, Rishi’s family had shared in a statement earlier which read as, “Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukaemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last. He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him. He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over. In his passing, they would all understand that he would like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears.”