Rishi Kapoor Is No More: Actor who charmed millions with ‘Bobby’ & ‘Chandni,’ passes away in Mumbai; B-town mourns the death

Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor Is No More: Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor is no more. His last rites have been performed at the Marine Lines Chandanwadi crematorium. Due to the lockdown, the method was quickly executed. 

During this, 24 people, including relatives and close relatives of the sage, were present. His daughter Riddhima could not come from Delhi.   The sage is cremated with an electric machine. His wife Neetu, sons Ranbir, Kareena, and Saif have all left from there.

Rishi’s daughter Riddhima was preparing to come to Mumbai from the chartered plane but did not get permission from DGCA. Because of the lockdown, Mumbai Police had given the funeral permission today. 

The funeral was scheduled to take place by 3 pm, but Riddhima could not reach there. Rituals were started in case of no more police waiting. 

After the funeral rituals were completed, he was cremated with an electric machine. The funeral procession took place in a room inside the crematorium.

Rishi Kapoor Is No More: Actor who charmed millions with ‘Bobby’ & ‘Chandni,’ passes away in Mumbai; B-town mourns the death

These people were present in the crematorium.

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Only 24 people are allowed to attend the funeral. Abhishek Bachchan and five priests are already there.   Adar Jain, Alia Bhatt, and Saif Ali Khan have also reached there. Neetu Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Reema Jain, Manoj Jain, Armaan Jain, Adar Jain, Anisha Jain, Vimal Parekh, Alia Bhatt, Ayan Mukerji, Rahul Rawail, Kareena Kapoor

Saif Ali Khan, Rajiv Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Natasha Nandan, and Rohit a total of 24 people, including Dhawan, Rahul Rawail, and Abhishek Bachchan, are present at the funeral.

Fans are gathering outside the crematorium.

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor Is No More: Fans of the crematorium sage are also gathering, which the police have overwhelmed. Police have barricaded all three routes of Chandanwadi crematorium. 

The contents of the sage’s funeral have arrived, and the method has been started. Police also had to announce Mike to create social distancing. People living around the crematorium also refused to come out of the house by the police.

The Delhi government did not allow Riddhima

Due to the lockdown, Riddhima had to get permission from the Delhi government to join her father’s last visit. Because of the seriousness of the incident, Delhi Police has issued a movement pass for five people, including Riddhima Kapoor.

Who was present in the hospital

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

People are prohibited from gathering in the hospital amidst social distancing instructions. In such a situation, only the family members stayed in the hospital.  Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Rajiv Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, and Alia Bhatt were also in the hospital.

  In this challenging time, only anointed children from outside the family were allowed to stay in the hospital.

Social distancing will be taken care of

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

The funeral will take place at Marine Lines Chandanwadi crematorium ghat in Mumbai.  There are strict police arrangements outside and inside the crematorium. During this, social distancing is taken into consideration. 

His funeral will include 20 people according to the rules. In a statement issued by Rishi Kapoor’s family, people have been urged to follow the law. 

Please tell that in the same cremation ground, Shammi Kapoor was also cremated. A statement was issued on behalf of the Kapoor family in the morning. It said, ‘Our dear Rishi Kapoor left the world with peace in the hospital at 8.45 am this morning after two years of struggle with leukemia. 


Doctors and medical staff said that he had been entertaining them till the last moment. He was always happy and excited to live life to the fullest while undergoing treatment on two continents. 

Family, friends, food, and movies would remain his focus, and anyone who met him during this time would be surprised how he did not let the disease take away his liveliness. 

He was grateful for the love of his fans that he was getting from all over the world. When they leave, they will understand that he wanted them to be remembered with a smile and not with tears. 

During this particular loss, we also understand that the world is having a troublesome and challenging time. It is strictly on assembly and exit.  We request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of family to follow the law.

Treatment was done in the US.

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor Is No More: Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer in September 2018. He then moved to New York for treatment. His wife, Neetu Singh, accompanied him. 

His family initially tried to hide the disease. He returned to India in September 2019 after undergoing treatment there for almost a year.  His condition seemed to improve, although there have been reports of his health deteriorating occasionally.

Things that Rishi Kapoor said without hesitation

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor was perhaps the only artist in the Hindi film industry’s well-known Kapoor family, who made a distinct identity.  After Showman Raj Kapoor, if Kapoor’s family name was duped by someone else, he was Rishi Kapoor. Apart from the specialty of Rishi Kapoor’s acting, his cool character was very pleasing to the people. 

He never denied that he used to drink a lot of alcohol, and never denied that there was a generation gap with his son Ranbir Kapoor. To be honest, in his opinion, he also had to be trolled on social media. Many of his late-night tweets were quite humorous, so many times, which used to put him in trouble.

In the year 2017, his book was published, which was named Khullam Khulla. His book was also discussed well because Rishi Kapoor wrote many things openly in it. 

Let’s have a look at some such things as Rishi Kapoor’s Khullam Khulla, which people were aware of, but no one said it openly in the Kapoor family.

The extramarital affair of Raj Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor Is No More: Rishi Kapoor openly admitted in his book that even after getting married, his father Raj Kapoor had relationships with many women.

Rishi Kapoor wrote about how he and his mother first shifted to a hotel and then to an apartment in Chitrakoot.  According to Rishi Kapoor, his mother, Krishna Kapoor, did not give up, and when Raj Kapoor left these relationships, she returned with him.

Rishi Kapoor was very young in those days. But he wrote how his father Raj Kapoor used to try to convince his mother.

Pre-love with Neetu Singh

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

The wedding of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh was one of the most memorable weddings in Bollywood.  But in his book, Rishi Kapoor admitted that he was mad at the love of a Parsi girl. He wrote in the book that the name of that Parsi girl was Yasmin Mehta. This incident is before his first film Bobby.  

When Bobby came, many gossip film magazines had cracked down on the relationship between Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia. Stardust magazine at that time also did a story on it. However, Dimple Kapadia and Rajesh Khanna were married at that time.

Rishi Kapoor admitted that this affected his relationship. This gossip put an end to the relationship between Rishi Kapoor and Yasmin.   According to Rishi Kapoor, he tried a lot to convince Yasmin. But could not succeed.

When Rajesh Khanna became angry

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor shared another story related to Yasmin Mehta and Dimple Kapadia in his book.   He says that while he and Yasmin were dating, Yasmin gifted him a ring.  During the shooting of Bobby, Dimple wore that ring in his hand and then kept it. 

When Rajesh Khanna proposed to Dimple Kapadia, he saw that ring on Dimple’s finger and threw it into the sea near his home in Juhu. In this sequence, Rishi Kapoor also made it clear that he had never fallen in love with Dimple and was never attracted to her.

Amitabh did not give credit.

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Kapoor’s family had a relationship with Amitabh Bachchan. There was another relationship. But Rishi Kapoor had openly expressed his opinion about Amitabh.

In his book, he wrote how working in multi-starrer action films was difficult for the second lead.  In those days, action films were multistarrer, and many actors worked in it. It used to be that the lead star would take the credit if the films were successful. 

Rishi Kapoor wrote that this problem was not just with him. Shashi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, and Shatrughan Sinha were also two to four with this problem.

Rishi Kapoor wrote – Although we were small stars, the actors were no less.  But Amitabh Bachchan never accepted this. Neither in any interview nor in any book.  Amitabh Bachchan did not give enough credit to the actors working with him.

When Rishi Kapoor was angry at Neetu

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

When Rishi Kapoor saw the phase of stardom, he also saw failure. When Bobby became a hit, Rishi Kapoor went on to star, and then he also had many films.

People had kept many expectations from her films, but she was beaten at the box office. By that time, he and Neetu Singh were married. According to Rishi Kapoor, those times were frustrating and unfortunate for him. In the same recklessness, he started blaming Neetu Singh for his failure.

Neetu Singh was pregnant during that time. But she had to face the frustration of Rishi Kapoor in that situation.  He admitted that he came out of that era due to the support of family and friends.

But Rishi Kapoor had a feeling of how Neetu Singh would have faced that time.

Purchase reward

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor, while writing about his and Amitabh Bachchan’s relationship, also told me that Amitabh was irritated by him because I got the award for Best Actor for Bobby.

According to Rishi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan had hoped that he would get the Best Actor Award for Zanzibar.  But Rishi Kapoor got this award for Bobby. Rishi Kapoor wrote – I am ashamed to say that I had purchased that award. 

A PR told him – Sir, give 30 thousand, then I will get this award to you. Rishi Kapoor admitted in his book that he had given money without thinking.

Taunted Javed Akhtar

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor was never impressed with the Salim-Javed pair. He has written in his book that after he and his friend Iman Dharam were whipped, Javed went to his apartment to tease Akhtar.

Javed Akhtar also told him that his next project would be more of a hit than Bobby. However, he later worked in several films with the Salim-Javed duo. But none of them were memorable films.

Rishi Kapoor has written in his book that he will never be able to forgive Javed Akhtar for the TV interview in which he said that Raj Kapoor was responsible for the untimely death of lyricist Shailendra.

Relationship with Ranbir Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor Is No More
Rishi Kapoor Is No More

Rishi Kapoor admitted in his book that Ranbir was rarely open with him. Ranbir used to talk more to his mother. According to Rishi Kapoor, he never interfered in Ranbir’s career.

Although he must have objected to his early films, Rishi Kapoor believed that Ranbir’s work flourished with the movie Barfi. Rishi Kapoor wrote about his bonding with Ranbir – I do not know what will happen next. 

I do not know what my children will do. I do not see how my and Dabboo’s children will treat us in the future.  How will they keep the RK banner alive, how to take his legacy forward.

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