Rajiv Kapoor passes away: The famous Ram Teri Ganga Maili actor Rajiv Kapoor passed away on Tuesday. He was 58.
As per reports, the younger brother of actors Randhir Kapoor and late Rishi Kapoor suffered a massive heart attack and was immediately rushed to the nearest hospital in Chembur.
Following the cardiac arrest, the actor passed away in the hospital.
Heartbreaking… RIP #RajivKapoor… Son of legendary #RajKapoor sahab… Brother of #RandhirKapoor and #RishiKapoor… Had acted in #EkJaanHainHum [debut] and #RamTeriGangaMaili… Directed #PremGranth… Om Shanti 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/rcuBP2mSCn— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 9, 2021
Confirming the news, elder brother Randhir Kapoor in an interview with TOI said, “I have lost my youngest brother, Rajiv. He is no more. The doctors tried their best but could not save him. I am at the hospital, waiting for his body.”
He acted in films like Aasmaan, Lover Boy, Zabardast and Hum To Chale Pardes. Several Bollywood personalities took to social media to pay their condolences.
His sister-in-law Neetu Kapoor paid a tribute and shared a picture of the actor on social media. “RIP,” Neetu, wife of late actor Rishi Kapoor, wrote. She was the first to confirm the news on Instagram.
Neetu Kapoor‘s daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni shared the same picture and shared, “Good bye uncle ♥️ #RIP”
Actor Neha Dhupia commented, “So so sorry to hear this,” followed by a comment from actor Dia Mirza. “Condolences to the entire family,” wrote Raveena Tandon.
Soni Razdan, Sophie Choudry, Anu Ranjan and other celebs have also dropped heartfelt comments on the post.
Sisters Karisma Kapoor and mom-to-be Kareena Kapoor Khan were also spotted outside their late uncle’s residence, accompanied by their mother, Babita.
Rajiv Kapoor passes away:
#KareenaKapoorKhan and #KarismaKapoor leave for their uncle late #RajivKapoor residence with their mother #BabitaKapoor. The veteran actor passed away today at the age of 58.— Filmfare (@filmfare) February 9, 2021
Our condolences go out to the family. pic.twitter.com/xZSm8RYp2Q
Bollywood trade analyst Komal Nahta tweeted that the actor died of heart attack. “Very sad news. Rajiv (Chimpu) Kapoor passes away following heart attack,” he tweeted.
Very sad news. Rajiv (Chimpu) Kapoor passes away following heart attack.— Komal Nahta (@KomalNahta) February 9, 2021
Payal Ghosh also shared the shocking news and wrote, “Very sad news.. #Rajivkapoor Ji passes away following heart attack. My deepest and most sincere condolences to the Kapoor family..!! RIP.”
Very sad news.. #Rajivkapoor Ji passes away following heart attack. My deepest and most sincere condolences to the Kapoor family..!! RIP— Payal Ghosh ॐ (@iampayalghosh) February 9, 2021
Divya Dutta tweeted, “That’s a terribly shocking news. RIP Rajeev kapoor.”
That’s a terribly shocking news. RIP Rajeev kapoor 🙏🏻🙏🏻 https://t.co/Ab1F8YBsAi— Divya Dutta (@divyadutta25) February 9, 2021
Actor Tusshar Kapoor expressed, “Sad to hear of the passing away of Rajiv Kapoor! Deepest condolences to the family! May his soul rest in peace.”
Sad to hear of the passing away of Rajiv Kapoor! Deepest condolences to the family! May his soul rest in peace— Tusshar (@TusshKapoor) February 9, 2021
Naved Jafri tweeted, “He was a pure heart and a very nice human being. May his soul rest in peace, deepest condolences to the family #rajivkapoor #riprajivkapoor.”
Rajiv Kapoor was the youngest son of Raj Kapoor and Krishna Kapoor.
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