WWE Hollywood champion-turned star John Cena paid homage on social media to late Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor.
Cena’s tribute was a smiling Rishi Kapoor photograph. He didn’t catch it, but it was commented by fans.
One wrote: “Legend posting about the legend.”
This is not the first time John Cena has shared an image of a star in Bollywood. He had taken to Instagram during “Bigg Boss 13” to share a photo of the season contestant, Asim Riaz model.
John Cena was not taking the image back then either. He had previously posted a special video message for Shilpa’s son Shetty Kundra and later dedicated a post to the actress on his Instagram.
Rishi Kapoor, meanwhile, has succumbed to a long battle with leukaemia today for the unversed. The actor was in New York for his care along with wife and former actress Neetu Kapoor and had just returned to India for a few months.
Rishi Kapoor survived by Neetu Kapoor, wife and former model, celebrity son Ranbir Kapoor, and daughter Riddhima Kapoor. The actor’s last rites will be held today at the Kalbadevi Chandanwadi crematorium.
Neetu Kapoor meanwhile took her official social media handle to release a statement on the demise of Rishi Kapoor on behalf of the entire Kapoor family.
An extract of which read, “After a two-year struggle with leukaemia, our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today. The hospital’s doctors and medical staff said he kept them amused to the very last.