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Rishi Kapoor Death: Ravi Shastri, Harsha Bhogle Recall Their Friendship With Film Icon

Rishi Kapoor death: Cricket analyst Harsha Bhogle and India coach Ravi Shastri took to Twitter to recall their friendship with the late actor.

Rishi Kapoor death

Legendary Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor breathed his last on Thursday, April 30 at the age of 67 after being admitted to the HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai. The Rishi Kapoor death news sent shockwaves across the nation. Since 2018, Rishi Kapoor was battling with leukemia and he was in the United States for treatment for over a year. The news of the Bollywood star's demise was announced by his brother Randhir Kapoor on Thursday morning. 

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Rishi Kapoor death: Ravi Shastri & Harsha Bhogle recall friendship with Chintu ji

Rishi Kapoor was also an avid cricket fan, who frequently expressed his views on the game. Rishi Kapoor used to have his say through his tweets. Rishi Kapoor was also friends with several cricketers. Cricket analyst Harsha Bhogle took to Twitter and called Rishi Kapoor his 'childhood icon' and the friendliest person he has met. He also lauded Rishi Kapoor the actor.

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India head coach Ravi Shastri also took to the micro-blogging site to pay his condolences to the Kapoor family. Ravi Shastri said he was shocked and added that there was never a dull moment with Rishi Kapoor. Let's take a look at Ravi Shastri's tweet

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An official statement, which confirmed the Rishi Kapoor death news on Thursday, read, “Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukaemia. The doctors and medical staff 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.”

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IMAGE COURTESY: HARSHA BHOGLE INSTAGRAM/ ICC TWITTER

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