There were tributes galore for Rishi Kapoor after his demise in Mumbai on Thursday. The veteran’s loss was mourned by some of the biggest names of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Even numerous names from the music industry joined in the flurry of respects for the Karz star.
Adnan Sami shared heartwarming throwback pictures with Rishi Kapoor, calling him an ‘elder brother’ and a ‘pure soul.’ The singer-music composer added that he was ‘devastated beyond words.’
I lost an elder brother today & a pure loving soul...— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) April 30, 2020
I’m devastated beyond words...
Rest in Peace my dearest brother.
I will miss you very much...
Dear God, have mercy...ðððð¤ð¤ð¤ pic.twitter.com/En0gnKRj4p
AR Rahman called him as the ‘Heartthrob of India’ and the ‘dad of our Rockstar’, referring to Ranbir Kapoor, who had lip-synced to his tracks in Rockstar.
Shaan also recalled how Irrfan Khan had passed away a day before, and shared it was ‘too soon’, while finding it hard to break the gloom.
2 Greats ... as Actors and as Human Beings .. gone too soon .. Hard to break away from the gloom since yesterday .. but such is life ... sabko jaana hai .. aur tabtak jeena hai ..— Shaan (@singer_shaan) April 30, 2020
Salim Merchant shared throwback pictures and a video where Rishi Kapoor is animatedly reciting some lines. The singer-music composer termed him as ‘musical actor’ and a ‘great human being.’
Shekhar Ravjiani played a tune to share how much he will miss the Bobby actor.
Pankaj Udhas hailed Rishi Kapoor's 'faith, courage and strength', calling him a ‘great actor’ and ‘forthright and outspoken with a child like charm and charisma.’
You were full of faith, courage and strength a great actor so forthright and outspoken with a child like charm and charisma We wish you farewell in your journey to eternity. You'd never be forgotten, rest in peace. Our love sympathy and prayers with the family ðð»ðð»ðð»ðð» pic.twitter.com/Kbpo5QUb6f— Pankaj Udhas (@Pankajkudhas) April 30, 2020
Kanika Kapoor, Neeti Mohan, Rekha Bhardwaj, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Neeti Mohan were among the others who expressed their shock, while conveying their condolences to the family.
Shocked!!!— Neeti Mohan (@neetimohan18) April 30, 2020
Speechless! #RishiKapoor ji you will be missed and how. Can’t believe this!
May god bless your soul.
Condolences to the entire family ð
Rishi Kapoor was cremated at the Chandanwadi crematorium at Marine Drive in Mumbai after losing the battle to leukemia at the HN Reliance Foundation Hospital. His near and dear ones, including wife Neetu Kapoor, son Ranbir, and stars like Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Abhishek Bachchan were present during the rituals.
The family had released a statement on the demise earlier in the day.
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