Popular Indian Actor, Rishi Kapoor has died after a prolonged battle with leukemia.
“Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully… today after a two-year battle with leukemia,” his family said in a statement. Fellow actor Amitabh Bachchan was among the first to mourn his death, tweeting: “I am destroyed”.
After being diagnosed with cancer in 2018 he sought treatment in New York, but was looking to resume work shortly with plans to film a remake of the 2015 Hollywood film “The Intern”.
He was forced to return to hospital this month, where, his family said, “the doctors and medical staff said he kept them entertained to the last.
May his soul rest in peace