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Bollywood legend Rishi Kapoor dies at 67 in Mumbai

Amitabh Bachchan confirmed the news on Twitter. “He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !”

Bollywood legend Rishi Kapoor dies at 67 in Mumbai
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Mumbai, First Published Apr 30, 2020, 9:56 AM IST
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Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has died at 67 after a two-year-long battle with cancer. Rishi breathed his last at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. His wife and actor Neetu Kapoor was by his side.

Amitabh Bachchan confirmed the news on Twitter. “He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !”

The 67-year-old actor was taken to HN Reliance hospital by his family on Wednesday morning. Rishi’s hospitalisation was confirmed by his elder brother, actor Randhir Kapoor.

"He is in the hospital. He is suffering from cancer and he has some breathing problems, so he has been admitted to the hospital. He is stable now," Randhir had earlier told PTI.

The actor returned to India last September after undergoing treatment for cancer in the US for almost a year.

In 2018, Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer, following which the actor was in New York for more than a year to receive treatment. He returned to India in September 2019 after recovering.

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