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Rishi Kapoor's Demise: Boney Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha Recall Memories With The Actor

Filmmaker Boney Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha recalled some of the fond memories of Rishi Kapoor while paying homage to the legendary actor.

Rishi Kapoor's demise: Boney Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha recalls memories with the actor

The news of the sudden demise of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor came as a great blow for filmmaker Boney Kapoor. The director extended his heartfelt condolence to the Bobby actor while sharing several throwback pictures. Boney Kapoor took a trip down the memory lane and shared several unseen pictures of the star from their early childhood days. 

Boney Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha recall old days with Rishi Kapoor

Boney took to his Twitter handle and shared several throwback pictures where he reminisced the wonderful time spent with the actor. Even at this moment of grief, Boney wrote that he is just thinking about ways how Rishi would bring a smile on the face of people. In the pictures, little Rishi Kapoor along with Randhir, Boney, Anil can be seen having a great time together over family get-togethers.

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Actor turned politician Shatrughan Sinha penned a series of tweets on his Twitter handle where he recalled several films that the two have worked in. He also expressed his sadness about losing a dear friend. The two great actors who shared their screen space in films like Naseeb shared throwback pictures of the two from an event where they can be seen exchanging smiles and spending a good time together. 

Shatrughan praised the veteran actor for his iconic roles in the films and how he won the National Film Award as a child artist for Mera Naam Joker. He also wrote that Rishi was not just a multidimensional personality in the true sense, but a dear colleague, friend as well. He also mentioned that Rishi was one of the rarest of rare human beings one can find.

In the following tweets, the shotgun extended his heartfelt condolence to the family including Neetu Kapoor, Riddhima, Ranbir, and the rest of the Kapoor family. 

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The family members of the veteran actor issued a statement after his demise and informed that he passed away at 8:45 am after a two-year battle with Leukemia. They said that he remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. The statement said that the actor was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over.

Rishi Kapoor's family issued an official statement:

"Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukemia. 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. 

In this hour of personal loss, we also recognize the world is going through a very difficult and troubled time. There are numerous restrictions around movement and gathering in public. We would like to request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of the family to please respect the laws that are in force. 

He would not have it any other way."

 

 

 

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