Rishi Kapoor Bollywood actor dies age 67

Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor has died in hospital after a two year battle with leukemia his family representative confirmed in a statement.He was 67.Kapoor who was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and returned to India last September following treatment in New York passed away peacefully on Thursday morning Indian time according to the statement.

Kapoor had recently been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai a spokesperson for Reliance Industries LTD.and which is affiliated with the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai confirmed.The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last the statement said.He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents.

Over the course of his career Kapoor acted in more than 100 films playing both the romantic lead and character roles.Kapoor is survived by his actress wife Neetu Singh and two children actor Ranbir Kapoor.Aaj di dekho mari te vadi khabr ke aaj bollywood de mashoor actor rishi kapoor da dehant ho gea hai jis karke ik var fer sara bollywood sogg ch dubb gea.Rishi Kapoor is also the uncle of actresses Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan.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.

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