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Rishi Kapoor No More: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Pays Humble Tribute To Veteran Actor

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan paid tribute to veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who passed away at HN Reliance Hospital at the age of 67

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan paid tribute to veteran actor Rishi Kapoor who passed away at HN Reliance Hospital at the age of 67 on Thursday after being admitted there on Wednesday. The MP CM dedicated an ode to the late actor and said that the void left by his demise in Bollywood can never be filled. 

Rishi Kapoor's brother Randhir Kapoor who confirmed the bereavement to news agency PTI, had just hours earlier said that Rishi Kapoor experienced breathing difficulties amid his treatment for Cancer. 

The actor's team has issued a statement that reads as follows:

"He’s no more with us. Took his last breath today morning at hospital. Black day."

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MP CM pays tribute to Rishi Kapoor

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Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer in 2018. He went to the USA for treatment along with his wife Neetu Kapoor. His son Ranbir and actor-girlfriend Alia Bhatt, daughter Riddhima and many other stars had visited him at that time. He returned to India last year and signed films like the remake of Intern opposite Deepika Padukone and Sharmaji Namkeen alongside Juhi Chawla.

In February, he was admitted to a Delhi hospital after taking ill during shooting. Rishi Kapoor was last seen in the film The Body opposite Emraan Hashmi. The actor had an illustrious career spanning for more than 55 years. His blockbuster hits include Karz Bobby, Do Dooni Chaar Khel Khel Mein, Amar Akbar Anthony, Hum Kisi se Kam Nahi, Agneepath, Chandni, etc.

Rishi Kapoor's demise comes a day after fellow actor Irrfan Khan passed away in Mumbai.

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