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RIP Rishi Kapoor: Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn mourn the veteran actor’s death

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Rishi Kapoor breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital today. He was 67. The veteran actor was battling with cancer since the last few years. It was only last September when he had returned to India after a year-long treatment in the US.

Just after Irrfan Khan‘s death, the news of Rishi’s demise has left the entire film industry devastated. Celebs like Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn mourned the veteran actor’s death by sharing heartfelt notes on social media.

Madhuri Dixit

Actress Madhuri Dixit, who has worked with Rishi in films like ‘Prem Granth’, took to her Twitter handle and wrote, “I’ve had the honour of working with Rishi ji. A larger than life person, so outspoken yet so warm. We have lost a brilliant actor today. Still can’t believe it.. absolutely heartbroken. My prayers are with the family during this tough time.”

Ajay Devgn

Ajay expressed his sadness by posting, “One blow after another. Rishi ji’s passing away is nothing short of a stab to my heart. We associated in Raju Chacha (2000) and stayed in touch through…until now. Condolences to Neetuji, Ranbir, Riddhima & Dabbooji.”

Kangana Ranaut

“A person who has always been lively and vibrant and extremely friendly… an actor who always encouraged and appreciated me. My heart goes out to Neetu ji. Rest in Peace #RishiKapoor, ” wrote Kangana’s team. 

Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan who is extremely close to the Kapoor family posted, “He was my childhood”

Priyanka Chopra

“My heart is so heavy. This is the end of an era. #Rishisir your candid heart and immeasurable talent will never be encountered again. Such a privilege to have known you even a little bit. My condolences to Neetu maam, Ridhima, Ranbir and the rest of the family. Rest in peace Sir,” wrote Priyanka.

Shahid Kapoor

Mourning the veteran actor’s death, Shahid Kapoor wrote, “You will always be in our hearts, sir. Your charm your warmth and your unforgettable performances will give light to us all in the darkest moments. Deepest condolences to Neetuji, Ranbir and the entire family.”

Farhan Akhtar

Filmmaker-actor Farhan tweeted, “Absolutely heartbroken. This is an irreparable loss. To the film industry. To the audiences. And to all who were blessed enough to know him personally. Love you Rishi uncle. #RIP”

Sanjay Dutt

The actor shared a lengthy post alongside the caption, “I will miss you Chintu sir”.

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I will miss you Chintu sir.

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Twinkle Khanna

Actress Twinkle wrote, “Chintu Uncle will be missed terribly. There was never a dull moment when he was around. He was a legend on screen and also off it. Heartbreaking for all of us who loved him.”

Arbaaz khan

Arbaaz called Rishi’s death as a huge loss to the film industry. “Two powerhouse performers gone too soon huge loss to the film world and all their fans and admirers. Prayers with both their families friends and loved ones. They will be missed” he wrote.

You can check out the reactions of other celebs below:

Lata Mangeshkar

Anubhav Sinha

Swara Bhasker

Parineeti Chopra

Shilpa Shetty Kundra


Sanya Malhotra

Ritesh Sidhwani

Neha Dhupia

Sanjay Dutt

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I will miss you Chintu sir.

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Ekta Kapoor

Dabboo Ratnani

Yami Gautam

Chitrangda Singh

Rishi was last seen in Emraan Hashmi starrer ‘The Body’. He had recently announced his next project, a remake of Hollywood film ‘The Intern’, alongside Deepika Padukone.

Also Read: Rishi Kapoor Dies At 67: Rare pics of the veteran star from his cancer treatment days in the US


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