The news of his demise was confirmed by veteran actor and dear friend Amitabh Bachchan.He took to his Twitter account and wrote, “T 3517 – He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !”
Fans have flooded social media with messages in memory of the late actor. Several B-town celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shahid Kapoor, Raveena Tandon and others also took to their respective handles to mourn the demise of Rishi.
A while ago, Salman Khan also took to his Twitter account and mourned the demise of Rishi. He even said sorry for everything as he wrote, “Rest in peace chintu sirrr,kaha suna maaf , strength , peace n light to family n friends…”
Rest in peace chintu sirrr, kaha suna maaf , strength , peace n light to family n friends…
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) 1588230197000
Meanwhile, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor’s girlfriend, reached the hospital a few minutes back. Alia’s car was snapped by the paparazzi arriving at the hospital. Police has been deployed outside the medical facility to take care of any untoward situation that may arise amidst the lockdown. It is being said that the Mumbai Police has requested the Kapoor family to not take his mortal remains home. Reports suggest that the funeral will take place in Marine Lines.