Bollywood bids farewell to veteran actor-producer Rajiv Kapoor

Bollywood bids farewell to veteran actor-producer Rajiv Kapoor
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Bollywood celebrities took to social media to mourn the death of veteran actor-producer Rajiv Kapoor, who passed away in Mumbai on February 9. He was 58.

Expressing grief over the sad demise, Akshay Kumar tweeted: "Saddened to hear about the untimely demise of #RajivKapoor ji. My deepest condolences to the entire family."

Stating that Kapoor was a “gentle soul” who left too soon, veteran actor Raj Babbar tweeted: "Shocked at the demise of #RajivKapoor ji. Chimpu was always very affable and extremely kind. The gentle soul has left us all too soon. My thoughts & prayers are with the family."

"Sad to hear demise of Actor & director Rajiv Kapoor, My heartfelt condolences to the entire Kapoor family. #OmShanti," wrote filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar.
Actor Sanjay Dutt too expressed shock over the death of the 'Prem Granth' star.

He tweeted, "Absolutely heartbroken to hear about the demise of Rajiv Kapoor. A soul gone too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with the Kapoor family in this difficult time. Om Shanti."

Recalling the opportunity to work with the late actor in 'Prem Granth', Madhuri Dixit said: "I had the opportunity of working with #Rajiv Kapoor in the film ‘Prem Granth’. It was a difficult subject which he handled with great maturity though it was his first film. Remembering the wonderful moments we shared. My heartfelt condolences to the Kapoor family. RIP."

The 'Ram Teri Ganga Maili' actor, the youngest son of Bollywood legend Raj Kapoor, suffered a heart attack at his residence in Chembur, Mumbai, following which he was rushed to Inlaks Hospital of the city, where he was declared dead.

Veteran actor and the late star's sister-in-law, Neetu Kapoor, took to Instagram to confirm the demise of her brother-in-law, who was fondly referred to as Chimpoo Kapoor. His older brother Rishi ‘Chintu’ Kapoor had passed away last year. They are survived by eldest brother Randhir Kapoor, also an veteran actor-filmmaker.


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