Rishi Kapoor

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Rishi Kapoor
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar presenting the Giants Award to Shri Rishi Kapoor for films field, at the “44th Giants Day Celebration”, in Mumbai on September 17, 2016 (cropped).jpg
Kapoor in 2016
Born(1952-09-04)4 September 1952
Died30 April 2020(2020-04-30) (aged 67)
Mumbai, India
OccupationActor, producer, director,Owner Of R.K. Films
Years active1970–2020
Spouse(s)Neetu Kapoor (1980–2020)
ChildrenRiddhima Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor
RelativesSee Kapoor family

Rishi Kapoor (4 September 1952 – 30 April 2020) was an Indian actor, director and producer. He was known for his work in Hindi cinema.[1] He won the National Film Award for his debut role as a child artist in his father Raj Kapoor's 1970 movie Mera Naam Joker (1970).[2]

In 2018, Kapoor was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer, and therefore, he went to New York City for treatment and then went back to India after a successful year of treatment.[3] However, he was hospitalized on April 29, 2020 due to breathing difficulties and died of respiratory failure caused by cancer at a hospital in Mumbai on 30 April 2020, aged 67.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rishi Kapoor slams godmen and Radhe Maa". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 29 August 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  2. "18th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 February 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2011.
  3. "Rishi Kapoor, Neetu open up on his cancer treatment in New York: We just treated it as any disease-Entertainment News , Firstpost". 3 September 2019. Archived from the original on 11 October 2019. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  4. Rishi Kapoor dies at 67, brother Randhir Kapoor confirms[permanent dead link]