Senior Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor bid goodbye to this world today (April 30, 2020), leaving the entire Indian film fraternity in shock. The legendary actor succumbed to cancer after a two-year battle. Rishi Kapoor is survived by wife Neetu Kapoor, daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni and son Ranbir Kapoor.
The popular faces of Malayalam cinema, including the superstars Mammootty, Mohanlal, and Rishi Kapoor's Aurangzeb co-star Prithviraj Sukumaran mourned the actor's demise through their respective social media pages.
Here's what the Malayalam celebrities have to say about Rishi Kapoor:
'The biggest romantic icon of the 70s. I've been a fan and keenly observed him and he was my favourite of all the Kapoors up until his generation. His growth from romantic hero to the roles and performances he matured to showed the calibre of the actor in him. A devastating loss. My condolences and prayers with the entire Kapoor family.' wrote Mammootty, who was a great fan of Rishi Kapoor.
'Loss of a legend... Rishi Kapoor... heartbreaking...', Mohanlal, who is devastated with the actor's demise.
'This is a sad sad week for cinema. Rest in peace #Rishi sir. Had the absolute privilege of working with him in #Aurangzeb and I'll forever be thankful for the time I got to spend with him. Used to tell me he can't call me by name as I shared it with his grand father. Farewell legend. We will miss you!', wrote Prithviraj Sukumaran, who has shared the screen with Rishi Kapoor in Aurangzeb.
'A loss to indian cinema one cannot put down in words. RIP Rishi Kapoor.', wrote Dulquer Salmaan on his condolence post.
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