Dharmendra Mourns The Demise Of Legendary Actor Rishi Kapoor

Mohnish Singh |Apr 30, 2020

Dharmendra, mourning the demise of Rishi Kapoor, said that the royal family of the Hindi film industry has lost its shining star.

Dharmendra, one of the most iconic Bollywood actors, is overwhelmed with emotions as he loses his friend and frequent collaborator Rishi Kapoor today. Kapoor, after battling with cancer for close to two years, breathed his last in the morning in a Mumbai hospital. He was 67 years old.

Dharmendra, who mostly stays at his farmhouse these days, has featured alongside Rishi Kapoor in several successful films in the part. Some of their notable movies include Katilon Ke Kaatil (1981), Ghulami (1985), Sitamgar (1985), Hathyar (1989) and Sher Dil (1990).

Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor breathed his last earlier today

Talking about the sad demise of Rishi Kapoor, Dharmendra says that it is heart-breaking to hear about the passing away of Kapoor and that he is very sad. He adds that God is testing, referring to Irrfan Khan’s death on Wednesday and Rishi Kapoor’s death on Thursday. He said both of them were talented and brilliant actors and wonderful human beings. They both fought cancer and were on the way to getting better.

Remembering their time together, Dharmendra shares that Rishi was a jolly man, a fine artiste and they would keep laughing and chatting while shooting. He says that he remembers it was fun working with him. He used to meet him at events and functions and always met warmly. They kept in touch on and off. He would look at his films and photos and see how well he is looking. And now to hear about this shocking news is devastating. He signs off by saying that the royal family of the Kapoor family has lost its shining star.

Rishi Kapoor belonged to the Kapoor family which has given several superstars to the Hindi cinema. His father Raj Kapoor was a great actor and filmmaker. His grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor was also a legendary actor. His uncles Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor ruled the industry for several decades. His son Ranbir Kapoor is also a superstar in Hindi films.


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