While it was Bollywood’s megastar and a dear friend of Rishi Kapoor – Amitabh Bachchan who broke the news on his Twitter handle, other celebs too have been taking to their social media handles to express their shock and condolences to the family of the bereaved.
Check out the tweets here:
T 3517 – He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 1588219337000
My heart is so heavy. This is the end of an era. #Rishisir your candid heart and immeasurable talent will never be… https://t.co/eaZhaihTGX
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) 1588221368000
Heartbroken … Rest In Peace … my dearest friend #RishiKapoor
— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) 1588221156000
Ok someone tell me this is a dream ! Pleaseeeee
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) 1588220178000
Couldn’t even finish writing an obituary of our IRRFAN (RIP friend) and the news of RISHI KAPOOR ji passing away ha… https://t.co/cZbHUlvJpZ
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) 1588220309000
It seems like we’re in the midst of a nightmare…just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, i… https://t.co/Ei5ATCt5EP
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) 1588220639000
This can’t be true ! OMG please !!!
— Hansika (@ihansika) 1588220429000
NO NO NO!! This is heartbreaking ! In loss of words. Unable to process that @chintskap sir is no longer with us! It… https://t.co/bj6Ij8LYGm
— Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) 1588220401000
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) 1588220730000
This is heart breaking. #RishiKapoor
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) 1588221615000
I just remember meeting you a couple of months ago.. So so warm and one of the best evenings of my life with conver… https://t.co/3BMC5Qsnkb
— Genelia Deshmukh (@geneliad) 1588221068000
Just can’t believe this. Woke up to the shocking news of #RishiKapoor Ji passing away. Condolences to the Kapoor fa… https://t.co/nhjgHIP2s3
— Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) 1588221409000
No one treated me with the respect an actor gives a director more than you did, that too being who you were. You we… https://t.co/SjnyuEFAjP
— Nikkhil Advani (@nikkhiladvani) 1588221373000
With tears in my eyes I bid this adieu..to an actor who played my brother,father n also my hero eventually..whose s… https://t.co/YlEnqqmJrt
— Urmila Matondkar (@UrmilaMatondkar) 1588220213000
#RishiKapoor So many memories on set. Off set. Meeting in your outhouse. “8pm sharp” your booming voice instructing… https://t.co/tQGqKr8xvk
— kunal kohli (@kunalkohli) 1588221371000
This is devastating. Lost for words . RIP Rishi Kapoor
— Emraan Hashmi (@emraanhashmi) 1588221878000
Am heart,thoughts and prayers are with Neetuji, Riddhima, Ranbir, the entire kapoor family and loved ones. India lo… https://t.co/St9k8Tl0Bq
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) 1588221970000
Too much loss too soon… #RIPIrrfanKhan #RIPRishiKapoor https://t.co/PEgTvkp4z8
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) 1588221277000
One blow after another. Rishi ji’s passing away is nothing short of a stab to my heart. We associated in Raju Chach… https://t.co/aFPnIq7Jbd
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) 1588221476000
Absolutely heartbroken. This is an irreparable loss. To the film industry. To the audiences. And to all who were bl… https://t.co/3vQU1qGHsb
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) 1588221719000
Rishi Kapoor passed away at the age of 67. He had just got treated for his cancer and returned to India. He was hospitalized recently after he complained of some breathing problem. However, his brother Randhir Kapoor had assured his fans that there is nothing to panic and that he will be alright soon.
Shocked and saddened by the tragic news of #RishiKapoor sir passing away. Truly a great actor and an inspiration to… https://t.co/vtxQlh8LvY
— Arbaaz Khan (@arbaazSkhan) 1588222029000
He is survived by wife Neetu Kapoor and children Riddhima Kapoor Sahni and actor Ranbir Kapoor.
In a career spanning five decades, he played prominent roles in films such as ‘Karz’, ‘Khel Khel Mein’, ‘Amar, Akbar and Anthony’, ‘Laila Majnu’, ‘Nagina’,’ Saagar’, ‘Hum Kisise Kum Naheen’, ‘Chandni’, ‘Damini’, 3. ‘Do Dooni Chaar’, ‘D-Day’, ‘Agneepath’ and ‘Kapoor & Sons’.