Aishwarya Rai bids adieu to Rishi Kapoor by sharing "precious memories"
"There will never be another... just too special," wrote Aishwarya for Rishi Kapoor
Aishwarya Rai was the lead actress in the 1999 film, Aa Ab Laut Chalen, the only film directed by Rishi Kapoor. On Thursday, Aishwarya Rai's father-in-law, Amitabh Bachchan, broke the news of Rishi's death on Twitter.
The actor died at 8.45 am in Mumbai's HN Reliance Hospital. Soon after condolences came pouring in on different social media platforms. Aishwarya shared an emotional message to mark the death of Rishi Kapoor on Instagram late Thursday night.
Aishwarya took to Instagram and wrote, “So much love for you...and from you my dearest Chintu uncle...ALWAYS... so heartbroken...May your Soul Rest in Peace God Bless. There will never be another... just TOO SPECIAL.. and the memories... Precious... Miss you and Love you Forever..”
Aishwarya attached pictures of Rishi and his wife, Neetu, with herself and husband Abhishek Bachchan. In one picture, Rishi’s granddaughter and Aishwarya’s daughter, Aaradhya, are also present.
Aishwarya, Abhishek and their eight-year-old daughter Aaradhya visited Rishi Kapoor in New York, where he underwent treatment almost all of last year. Abhishek also attended Rishi Kapoor's funeral in Mumbai yesterday evening.
Later at night, Amitabh Bachchan wrote an emotional send-off note for Rishi Kapoor, revealing why he never visited him at the hospital.
In his illustrious career as an actor, Rishi Kapoor ventured into filmmaking only once, directing Aishwarya, Akshaye Khanna, Rajesh Khanna and Suman Ranganathan in 1999 film Aa Ab Laut Chalen. It was Aishwarya's second Bollywood film and fourth movie of her career.