Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor has died in Mumbai, aged 67, two years after being diagnosed with cancer https://t.co/IVQelliYvO— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) April 30, 2020
The actor's family confirmed his death in a message saying his life had ended peacefully.
"The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last. He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him.
"He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over. In his passing, they would all understand that he would like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears."
- he was taken to hospital with breathing difficulties on Wednesday morning
- Rishi Kapoor was married to actress Neetu Singh and was the father of actor Ranbir Kapoor