The whole cinema industry is reeling with the devastating news of the sudden demise of Rishi Kapoor. Though diagnosed with cancer, the veteran actor was doing well following his treatment in the US. However, he was reportedly rushed to hospital last week and sadly he left today (April 30) about 8:15 am for the heavenly abode.
The actor’s funeral took place in Mumbai in the midst of the nationwide lockout, keeping in mind the restrictions. Ranbir Kapoor had been seen conducting his father Rishi Kapoor’s last rites. Accompanying the ‘Brahmastra’ star was his alleged girlfriend Alia Bhatt.
Ranbir was teary-eyed as he arrived at Mumbai’s Chandanwadi crematorium to perform the last rites of his father Rishi Kapoor. Strict protocols had been followed prior to the evacuation and everyone was seen wearing masks. Ranbir broke down at a funeral for his wife. Even Alia could not help and as she was seen standing next to Ranbir’s mother Neetu Kapoor, she broke down.
Ranbir’s cousin Kareena Kapoor also arrived at the funeral to pay their last respects to her husband Saif Ali Khan.
Also, present to pay their last respects was Ranbir’s close friend Ayan Mukerji, Abhishek Bachchan.
The Kapoor family had released a statement earlier today that read, “He was thankful for the love of his fans from all over the world who poured in. We will all realize in his death that he wants to be remembered with a smile and not with tears.
They also agree the world is going through a very tough and troubled time in this hour of personal loss. There are various limits concerning travel and public gathering.
We would like to ask all his family fans and well-wishers and friends to follow the laws in place, please. He’d never get it any other way.
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