Ram Kapoor's father Anil Kapoor, who was a business tycoon and was known as 'Billy' in the industry, passed away on Monday (April 12, 2021). Amul company paid tribute to the legend by sharing a picture that had a little girl talking to Anil. The caption on the picture read as, "You will always be part of our family. Anil (Billy) Kapoor 1947-2021."
The actor's fans and friends from the industry offered condolences by commenting on his post. Jennifer Winget and Sumona Chakravarti wrote, "❤️," Kishwer Merchant commented, "Prayers, love and Strength," Drashti Dhami commented, "🤗🤗🤗🤗" and Iris Bhaskar Maity commented, "Rest in peace 🙏🏼."
Ram's wife Gautami Kapoor too was heartbroken and shared the news on her Instagram account. She wrote, "Dad ... you live in our hearts forever ...💕💕.... RIP ... to the strongest,toughest man I ever knew.. love you 🙏🏼."
Piyush Pandey, a popular adman in the advertising industry, was quoted by News Track Live as saying, "Anil was always a happy person in the happiness of others, he always understood relationships, whether they were customers or friends. This was his greatest quality. Because of which there was a good relationship with the customers and their team members were like family."
For the uninitiated, Anil was the former CEO of the advertising agency, FCB ULKA and Amul was a client of this advertising agency.
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