Rishi Kapoor was a veteran actor, producer, and director known for his amazing works in Bollywood. Rishi Kapoor, who passed away in 2020, would have celebrated his 69th birthday today. He died after battling with cancer he was in New York for almost a year for getting the treatment done. He died on April 30, 2020, from complications with cancer in HN Reliance Hospital, Mumbai. Neetu Kapoor was his constant companion throughout the journey. On Rishi Kapoor’s 69th Birth anniversary his wife Neetu Kapoor shared an adorable post with a sweet message. She poured her heart out in the adorable post.
In the post Neetu Kapoor wrote, I learnt a lot from Rishi Ji during our last few traumatic years in NYC… how we celebrated when his blood counts were high; we dined shopped laughed. In his lows, we just stayed home watched TV, ordered in amazing food and still had some wonderful moments in hope that the next round of chemotherapy he would be better.”
“Hope and being strong is what he taught me .. value each day.. we all miss him today! I can picture him how excited he would have been for his 69th birthday! I’m sure he is celebrating with his family up there. Happy birthday, Kapoor Saab,” Neetu Kapoor added in her emotional note, sharing a memory from New York.
Neetu Kapoor also shared the first look of the film “Sharmaji Namkeen”, the film marks Rishi Kapoor’s last project. However, since he passed away before completing the film, Paresh Rawal stepped in to portray his role and complete the film. The film also stars Juhi Chawla.
Sharing the poster of both Rishi Kapoor and Paresh Rawal from the film, Neetu Kapoor wrote, “A big thank you to Mr. Paresh Rawal, who completed the film by agreeing to take the sensitive step of portraying the same character played by Rishi ji. Produced by Excel Entertainment and Macguffin Pictures, directed by debutant Hitesh Bhatia, this film is a light-hearted coming of age story of a lovable 60-year-old-man.”
Rishi Kapoor’s daughter, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni also shared a throwback picture with Rishi from her childhood days, along with a heartfelt post.