Rishi Kapoor’s Sad Demise Leaves Ranveer Singh Heartbroken

Ranveer Singh pays a heartfelt tribute to Rishi Kapoor after the news of his demise came in. 

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Ranveer Singh shares a picture with the late Rishi Kapoor from an event. 

As the whole country still coming to terms with the sudden demise of Irrfan Khan, the news of Rishi Kapoor passing away in Mumbai’s HN Hospital came early this morning. The whole Hindi film industry was rather shocked and taken aback. Actor Ranveer Singh took to social media to pay a heartfelt tribute to Rishi Kapoor, whose body of work spanned across five decades.

Ranveer Singh shared a picture of him with Rishi Kapoor, both dressed up in a tux and added a heartbreak emoji in the caption.

Rishi Kapoor's family issues statement this morning which said:

Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 AM IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukaemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last. He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him. He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over.In his passing, they would all understand that he would like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears. In this hour of personal loss, we also recognise the world is going through a very difficult and troubled time. There are numerous restrictions around movement and gathering in public. We would like to request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of the family to please respect the laws that are in force. He would not have it any other way.
Family Spokesperson

Rishi Kapoor battling cancer for the last two years.

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