Bollywood has lost another star Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has died in a hospital in the Indian city of Mumbai.
Naija News recalls that this shocking news comes just a day after the Indian film industry lost an iconic star ,Irrfan Khan.
This online media understands that the 67-year-old was from the Kapoor family which has long dominated the Hindi film industry. Kapoor made a huge splash in 1973 with Bobby, his first lead role.
He played the romantic lead in dozens of films for over two decades, after which he made a successful transition to character roles.Rishi Kapoor debuted as a child actor in 1970 in his father Raj Kapoor’s film, Mera Naam Joker.
Several of his films in the 1980s and 90s – Khel Khel Mein, Karz and Chandni – became massive box office hits.
the actor was diagnosed with cancer and returned to India last September after a year-long treatment in New York. He was taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning after he complained of breathing difficulties, his brother Randhir Kapoor told Press Trust of India.