Rishi Kapoor’s last rites took place today at 4 pm at Chandawadi crematorium in Mumbai. The star was battling cancer for two years. He was in New York with wifey Neetu Kapoor for more than a year to seek treatment. B-town celebs took to their social media to take to mourn the sad demise of the actor. Now, Deepika Padukone took to her Instagram handle to pay tribute to Rishi Kapoor.

The actress shared a blank black post and captioned it with ”rishikapoor”.DP and Rishi worked together in ‘Love Aaj Kal‘. The actor was going to star opposite Deepika in ‘The Intern’. The makers were planning to release the film in 2021. It is the Indian adaptation of Robert De Niro-Anne Hathaway starrer 2015 Hollywood film ‘The Intern’.

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Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif and Abhishek Bachchan attended the veteran actor’s last rites. Rishi Kapoor was reportedly cremated in an electric chamber.

In a statement earlier the family had shared, “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.”


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