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RIP Rishi Kapoor: Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Rajnath Singh mourn the actor’s death

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Just when the entire nation was grieving the death of Irrfan Khan, here comes yet another blow to the Hindi film industry, actor Rishi Kapoor died at the age of 67. The news of his death was confirmed by Amitabh Bachchan. Several Bollywood celebs mourned the veteran actor’s death on social media. Eminent sports personalities and politicians also offered condolences to the late’s actors family and friends.

Everyone right from Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi, to Sharad Pawar mourned the actor’s death.

President of India, Ramnath Kovind

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “This is a terrible week for Indian cinema, with the passing of another legend, actor Rishi Kapoor. A wonderful actor, with a huge fan following across generations, he will be greatly missed. My condolences to his family, friends & fans all over the world, at this time of grief.(sic)”

Politician Sharad Pawar wrote, “Saddened to know about the sad demise of veteren actor Rishi Kapoor. Indian film industry has lost a versatile and charismatic actor. My sincere condolences to Kapoor family.(sic)”

Delhi’s Cheif Minister Arvind Kejriwal also expressed his shock over the veteran actor’s death. “Deeply saddened by the sudden demise of actor Rishi Kapoor. He entertained several generations of Indians throughout his career. What a terrible loss.. My condolences to the grieving family. May God bless his soul,” he wrote.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh offering his condolence wrote, “Anguished by the passing away of noted film actor Rishi Kapoor. He carved a special place in the hearts of his fans with his inimitable style and performances. My thoughts are with his family and fans in this hour of grief. Om Shanti.”

Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli wrote, “This is unreal and unbelievable. Yesterday Irrfan Khan and today Rishi Kapoor ji. It’s hard to accept this as a legend passes away today. My condolences to the family and may his soul rest in peace.”

What an absolutely heartbreaking news to wake up to. I’m at a loss of words, rest in peace #RishiKapoor hi, “wrote former Cricketer Mohammad Kaif.

You can check out the other personalities’ reaction on the veteran actor’s death below:

Uddhav Thackeray

Sachin Tendulkar

Saina Nehwal

Ravi Shastri

Sachin Pilot

Tejashwi Yadav

Punjab CM Amrinder Singh

Anil Kumble

Virendra Sehwag

Shikhar Dhawan

Rishi was battling cancer for the last few years. He was suffering from Leukaemia.

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