Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away on Thursday morning at a Mumbai hospital at the age of 67. He had been battling leukaemia for two years.
Rishi, coming from a film dynasty, was known for acting prowess as well as his straightforwardness and Twitter spats.
He often shared old photos of himself and others on the microblogging platform.
Below are a few snaps of the actor’s life –
Rishi Kapoor was born on September 4, 1952. He was the son of the legendary Raj Kapoor.
One of his earliest photographs shows him with legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. He tweeted the photo in late January.
Rishi Kapoor shared a lifelong bond with Lata.
His throwbacks often featured other actors.
Blast from the past.
He debuted in Mera Naam Joker, a film directed by his father Raj Kapoor.
His first film as an adult came in Bobby in 1973
His love life was as dramatic as his career. Rishi Kapoor and co-star Neetu Singh fell in love with each other on the set of their films.
The couple tied the knot in 1980.
The couple has been blessed with two children – Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor Sahani.
He took a short break from acting and returned with a bang in ‘Agneepath’ in 2012.
Rishi Kapoor last appeared in The Body
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