RIP Rishi Kapoor: Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and other Bollywood celebs mourn the demise of the veteran actor

Thursday morning began with another devastating news. Bollywood got another shock as veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away. This year is turning out to be really bad with so many unwanted things happening around us, leading to crushing experiences. The news of Rishi Kapoor’s demise has left us all teary-eyed. Amitabh Bachchan was the first to tweet and reveal that the superstar is no more. He wrote, “He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !” This is surely unbelievable news. We were all still getting out of Irrfan Khan’s passing away and now another news had left us all heartbroken. Also Read – RIP Rishi Kapoor: Salman Khan pays his last respect to the veteran actor, says ‘Kaha Suna Maaf Chintu Sir’

T 3517 – He’s GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away ..
I am destroyed !

— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 30, 2020

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Soon after, many Bollywood stars took to Twitter and expressed their feelings on this sad incident. Akshay Kumar, Richa Chaddha and many others tweeted about the same. Also Read – RIP Rishi Kapoor: ‘I’m inspired by him,’ when Ranbir Kapoor penned golden words for his dad’s biography, Khullam Khulla

Akshay Kumar wrote: “It seems like we’re in the midst of a nightmare…just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, it’s heartbreaking. He was a legend, a great co-star and a good friend of the family. My thoughts and prayers with his family ??”

It seems like we’re in the midst of a nightmare…just heard the depressing news of #RishiKapoor ji passing away, it’s heartbreaking. He was a legend, a great co-star and a good friend of the family. My thoughts and prayers with his family ??

— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 30, 2020

Salman Khan wrote: “Rest in peace chintu sirrr, kaha suna maaf , strength , peace n light to family n friends…”

Rest in peace chintu sirrr, kaha suna maaf , strength , peace n light to family n friends…

— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) April 30, 2020

Aamir Khan tweeted: “We have lost one of the greats today. An amazing actor, a wonderful human being, and 100% a child of Cinema.
Thank you for all the joy you brought to our lives. Thank you for being the actor and human being that you were. You will be badly missed Rishiji. Love. a.”

We have lost one of the greats today. An amazing actor, a wonderful human being, and 100% a child of Cinema.
Thank you for all the joy you brought to our lives.
Thank you for being the actor and human being that you were.
You will be badly missed Rishiji.
Love.
a.

— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) April 30, 2020

Sunny Deol wrote: “Shocked by the untimely demise of Rishi Kapoor .A great co-star and a good friend . My thoughts and prayers with his family . You will be sorely missed.??.”

Shocked by the untimely demise of Rishi Kapoor .A great co-star and a good friend . My thoughts and prayers with his family . You will be sorely missed.??. pic.twitter.com/FYsqKmVuZx

— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) April 30, 2020

Rakesh Roshan wrote: “Rishi left us… Chintu gone… still can’t believe, his loss is irreparable “

Rishi left us… Chintu gone… still can’t believe, his loss is irreparable ?

— Rakesh Roshan (@RakeshRoshan_N) April 30, 2020

Lara Dutta tweeted: “No words Broken heart. Rest in Peace #Rishiji. Love, strength and prayers for Neetu ji, Riddhima, Ranbir and the Kapoor family. “

No words ?. Rest in Peace #Rishiji. Love, strength and prayers for Neetu ji, Riddhima, Ranbir and the Kapoor family. ???

— Lara Dutta Bhupathi (@LaraDutta) April 30, 2020

Hema Malini wrote: “Unbelievable that such a warm human being-Rishi Kapoor is no more!Recall all my movies with him Ek Chadar Maili si, Naseeb etc &under my direction,Tell me oh Khuda. Such a lively interaction with him always!My heart goes out to dear Neetu, Ranbir & all his family. God be with them.”

Unbelievable that such a warm human being-Rishi Kapoor is no more!Recall all my movies with him Ek Chadar Maili si, Naseeb etc &under my direction,Tell me oh Khuda. Such a lively interaction with him always!My heart goes out to dear Neetu, Ranbir & all his family. God be with thm

— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) April 30, 2020

Priyanka Chopra wrote: “My heart is so heavy. This is the end of an era. #Rishisir your candid heart and immeasurable talent will never be encountered again. Such a privilege to have known you even a little bit. My condolences to Neetu maam, Ridhima, Ranbir and the rest of the family. Rest in peace Sir.”

My heart is so heavy. This is the end of an era. #Rishisir your candid heart and immeasurable talent will never be encountered again. Such a privilege to have known you even a little bit. My condolences to Neetu maam, Ridhima, Ranbir and the rest of the family. Rest in peace Sir. pic.twitter.com/TR6GVSN4m7

— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) April 30, 2020

Richa Chaddha wrote: “What will we be in 2020? People going from tragedy to tragedy, watching from enforced distance… mourning without the solace of human touch or company… Rest In Peace #RishiKapoor sir… have no more words …? @chintskap”

What will we be in 2020? People going from tragedy to tragedy, watching from enforced distance… mourning without the solace of human touch or company… Rest In Peace #RishiKapoor sir… have no more words …? @chintskap

— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) April 30, 2020

Shahid Kapoor wrote: “You will always be in our hearts sir. Your charm your warmth and your unforgettable performances will give light to us all in the darkest moments. Deepest condolences to Neetuji , Ranbir and the entire family.”

You will always be in our hearts sir. Your charm your warmth and your unforgettable performances will give light to us all in the darkest moments. Deepest condolences to Neetuji , Ranbir and the entire family. pic.twitter.com/QsLYZ9ee0B

— Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) April 30, 2020

Parineet Chopra also tweeted: “This cannot be true! Rishi sir was my favourite man,and favourite co-star ever! I still remember being nervous around him in Shuddh Desi Romance. He would put me at ease and treat me just like a friend! Will never forget every advice,every joke he told.Red heart #RIP #RishiKapoor”

This cannot be true! Rishi sir was my favourite man,and favourite co-star ever! I still remember being nervous around him in Shuddh Desi Romance. He would put me at ease and treat me just like a friend! Will never forget every advice,every joke he told.❤️ #RIP #RishiKapoor pic.twitter.com/dfIi935I0v

— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) April 30, 2020

Tiger Shroff wrote: “Absolutely shattered upon hearing the news of Chintu uncle passing away the only consoling thought is that he isn’t suffering wherever he is Folded hands rest in peace sir “

Absolutely shattered upon hearing the news of Chintu uncle passing away ?? the only consoling thought is that he isn’t suffering wherever he is ? rest in peace sir ???

— Tiger Shroff (@iTIGERSHROFF) April 30, 2020

Jackie Shroff wrote: “Always in my heart Chintuji #RIP “

Always in my heart Chintuji #RIP ?

— Jackie Shroff (@bindasbhidu) April 30, 2020

Kajol wrote: “To one of the most amazing actors and person all around. You will forever be remembered and missed. Chintuji #RIPRishiKapoor”

To one of the most amazing actors and person all around. You will forever be remembered and missed. Chintuji ?#RIPRishiKapoor

— Kajol (@itsKajolD) April 30, 2020

Kiara Advani tweeted: “Every film set I’ve been on, Rishi Kapoor stories are shared. He was a legend on and off screen. We meet some people only a few times but they leave a lasting impression on you. Always in our hearts. Praying for his family and loved ones. RIP Sir?? “

Every film set I’ve been on, Rishi Kapoor stories are shared. He was a legend on and off screen. We meet some people only a few times but they leave a lasting impression on you. Always in our hearts. Praying for his family and loved ones. RIP Sir??❤️ pic.twitter.com/9RsVbUjTN2

— Kiara Advani (@advani_kiara) April 30, 2020

Soha Ali Khan wrote: “To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die – Thomas Campbell”

To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die – Thomas Campbell pic.twitter.com/EypRDqAqQq

— Soha Ali Khan (@sakpataudi) April 30, 2020

Disha Patani wrote: “What has happened is truly devastating. But Rishi Kapoor sir will always live through the legacy of his films and the timeless memories he created. May his soul rest in peace ??”

What has happened is truly devastating. But Rishi Kapoor sir will always live through the legacy of his films and the timeless memories he created. May his soul rest in peace ??

— Disha Patani (@DishPatani) April 30, 2020

Ajay Devgn wrote: “One blow after another. Rishi ji’s passing away is nothing short of a stab to my heart. We associated in Raju Chacha (2000) and stayed in touch through…until now. Condolences to Neetuji, Ranbir, Riddhima & Dabbooji”

One blow after another. Rishi ji’s passing away is nothing short of a stab to my heart. We associated in Raju Chacha (2000) and stayed in touch through…until now. Condolences to Neetuji, Ranbir, Riddhima & Dabbooji ?

— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) April 30, 2020

Taapsee Pannu tweeted: “Been trying to write something n I can’t put my mind n hands in sync. More like the heart in between is just not able to comprehend this. That laugh, that sense of humour, the honesty and even the bully he was , will be missed. No one like you #RishiKapoor”

Been trying to write something n I can’t put my mind n hands in sync. More like the heart in between is just not able to comprehend this. That laugh, that sense of humour, the honesty and even the bully he was , will be missed. No one like you #RishiKapoor

— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) April 30, 2020

Karan Johar penned down an emotional note on Instagram: “I was 7 years old and overheard that my parents were invited to see a preview of “Duniya meri Jeb mein”…it starred my favourite Rishi kapoor…it was school night and my very particular mother refused to let me come with her….I threw such a tantrum because i couldn’t bear the fact that I was being disallowed from seeing a Chintu kapoor film…the parents finally succumbed…i went ….with stars in my eyes…like i had every time I saw him on celluloid…he was my HERO! The very handsome,the exceptionally charming,the eternally Romantic RISHI KAPOOR…my childhood was dedicated to watching him sing his songs with abandon, wearing his printed sweaters and dancing in my bedroom…..doing the dafliwalle routine with a dinner plate in front of my school friends…and finally nearly fainting when I met him for the first time in Cochin on the sets of my fathers film DUNIYA…I looked at him like he was a monument that I wanted to keep marvelling at….when i directed him in SOTY i shed a tear silently after he gave his first shot … a major childhood dream was actualised ….today i feel like an irreplaceable void has crept into my existence…a piece of my growing years has been snatched away….i am honoured to love him…to know him…to have a drink and reminisce with him….I still will .. how can the romance of Indian Cinema ever leave us? Never. Dard -e dil….but this legendary legacy will live on! I LOVE YOU RISHI KAPOOR!❤️❤️❤️”

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I was 7 years old and overheard that my parents were invited to see a preview of “Duniya meri Jeb mein”…it starred my favourite Rishi kapoor…it was school night and my very particular mother refused to let me come with her….I threw such a tantrum because i couldn’t bear the fact that I was being disallowed from seeing a Chintu kapoor film…the parents finally succumbed…i went ….with stars in my eyes…like i had every time I saw him on celluloid…he was my HERO! The very handsome,the exceptionally charming,the eternally Romantic RISHI KAPOOR…my childhood was dedicated to watching him sing his songs with abandon, wearing his printed sweaters and dancing in my bedroom…..doing the dafliwalle routine with a dinner plate in front of my school friends…and finally nearly fainting when I met him for the first time in Cochin on the sets of my fathers film DUNIYA…I looked at him like he was a monument that I wanted to keep marvelling at….when i directed him in SOTY i shed a tear silently after he gave his first shot … a major childhood dream was actualised ….today i feel like an irreplaceable void has crept into my existence…a piece of my growing years has been snatched away….i am honoured to love him…to know him…to have a drink and reminisce with him….I still will .. how can the romance of Indian Cinema ever leave us? Never. Dard -e dil….but this legendary legacy will live on! I LOVE YOU RISHI KAPOOR!❤️❤️❤️

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Anupam Kher shared a throwback video of Rishi Kapoor, and wrote:”#RishiKapoor से ज़्यादा ज़िंदादिल, बेबाक़,ज़ोर ज़ोर से ठहाके लगाने वाला,एक बच्चे जैसी जिज्ञासा रखने वाला मैंने अपनी ज़िंदगी में कभी नहीं देखा।भगवान ने उनका साँचा बनाकर तोड़ दिया था।दुख इतना गहरा है, आँसू निकल ही नहीं रहे।NY में उनके साथ आख़िरी वीडियो।आप हमेशा रहोगे।Hello!Hello!”

#RishiKapoor से ज़्यादा ज़िंदादिल, बेबाक़,ज़ोर ज़ोर से ठहाके लगाने वाला,एक बच्चे जैसी जिज्ञासा रखने वाला मैंने अपनी ज़िंदगी में कभी नहीं देखा।भगवान ने उनका साँचा बनाकर तोड़ दिया था।दुख इतना गहरा है, आँसू निकल ही नहीं रहे।NY में उनके साथ आख़िरी वीडियो।आप हमेशा रहोगे।Hello!Hello!? pic.twitter.com/OxfH7nvWbL

— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) April 30, 2020

Madhuri Dixit wrote: “I’ve had the honour of working with Rishi ji. A larger than life person, so outspoken yet so warm. We have lost a brilliant actor today. Still can’t believe it.. absolutely heartbroken. My prayers are with the family during this tough time.”

I’ve had the honour of working with Rishi ji. A larger than life person, so outspoken yet so warm. We have lost a brilliant actor today. Still can’t believe it.. absolutely heartbroken. My prayers are with the family during this tough time. pic.twitter.com/gFNAXUoxFT

— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) April 30, 2020

Rajkummar Rao wrote: “Rest in Peace my dear #RishiSir Broken heart You will be missed sir. May God give strength to the family to get through this difficult time.”

Rest in Peace my dear #RishiSir ? You will be missed sir. May God give strength to the family to get through this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/NXNWnN5DQp

— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) April 30, 2020

Bhumi Pednekar wrote: “It’s a great great loss. RIP #RishiKapoor sir. Your legacy will live on forever sir ??

It’s a great great loss.
RIP #RishiKapoor sir. Your legacy will live on forever sir ?? pic.twitter.com/4tkN0nDxty

— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) April 30, 2020

Riteish Deshmukh wrote: “Am devastated, heartbroken… King of charm, King of Romance, the legendary actor Rishi ji just said ‘pack-up’. Not fair Sir, you said we will do a film together…. just not fair.”

Am devastated, heartbroken… King of charm, King of Romance, the legendary actor Rishi ji just said ‘pack-up’. Not fair Sir, you said we will do a film together…. just not fair. pic.twitter.com/EJjJnuSThW

— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) April 30, 2020

Kartik Aaryan wrote: “On Kaanchi, I asked Subhash Ji to let me assist him. I took the clapboard duty to be able to stand as close to Rishi Sir as possible. I’m blessed to have witnessed that spontaneity, energy and true greatness up close. Rishi sir’s charm was magnetic. RIP #RishiJi Broken heart”

On Kaanchi, I asked Subhash Ji to let me assist him. I took the clapboard duty to be able to stand as close to Rishi Sir as possible. I’m blessed to have witnessed that spontaneity, energy and true greatness up close. Rishi sir’s charm was magnetic.
RIP #RishiJi ? pic.twitter.com/7o4tntYmAu

— Kartik Aaryan (@TheAaryanKartik) April 30, 2020

Bipasha Basu wrote: “Heartbreaking … Loss of a legend like Rishi Kapoor Strength to all in the family “

Heartbreaking … Loss of a legend like Rishi Kapoor?
Strength to all in the family ? #riprishikapoor https://t.co/d2tu0G02lo

— Bipasha Basu (@bipsluvurself) April 30, 2020

Chunky Panday tweeted: “My most favourite Actor/person , my inspiration. Will miss you the most Chintuji “

My most favourite Actor/person , my inspiration. Will miss you the most Chintuji ?❤ pic.twitter.com/96R6G6unML

— Chunky Panday (@ChunkyThePanday) April 30, 2020

Preity Zinta wrote: “What a dark day for Indian Cinema. What a terrible loss. U will be MISSED Rishi Sir. Ur smile, Ur charm, Ur talent & Ur happy go lucky nature will always stay in our heartsFolded handsGod bless ur Soul. My heartfelt condolences to Ranbir,Neetu Ma’am & family. #RIP #RishiKapoor #Legend”

What a dark day for Indian Cinema. What a terrible loss. U will be MISSED Rishi Sir. Ur smile, Ur charm, Ur talent & Ur happy go lucky nature will always stay in our hearts?God bless ur Soul. My heartfelt condolences to Ranbir,Neetu Ma’am & family. #RIP #RishiKapoor #Legend

— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) April 30, 2020

Sonakshi Sinha wrote: “Rest in peace Rishi uncle, thank you for the memories…you will be missed”

Rest in peace Rishi uncle, thank you for the memories…you will be missed ❤️ pic.twitter.com/b1IHfHuwnX

— Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) April 30, 2020

Sidharth Malhotra wrote, “Indian cinema has lost a gem today. I’m just heartbroken.. Rishi ji’s warmth & zest for life will be remembered by all of us who have had the privilege to work with him. I will forever treasure our post shoot chats. My prayers are with the Kapoor family in this tough time.”

Indian cinema has lost a gem today. I’m just heartbroken.. Rishi ji’s warmth & zest for life will be remembered by all of us who have had the privilege to work with him. I will forever treasure our post shoot chats. My prayers are with the Kapoor family in this tough time. pic.twitter.com/0U6T20DUOk

— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) April 30, 2020

Arjun Rampal wrote: “Yesterday and today, two of the most talented artists, mentors, friends, fathers and co-actors bid us farewell, in times when we can’t go pay our respects physically. Lost for words and actions honestly. Rishi Sir,… “

Yesterday and today, two of the most talented artists, mentors, friends, fathers and co-actors bid us farewell, in times when we can’t go pay our respects physically. Lost for words and actions honestly. Rishi Sir,… https://t.co/gfRKUdpL1U

— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) April 30, 2020

Sanjay Dutt also wrote a note for Rishi Kapoor, with the caption: “I will miss you Chintu sir.”

I will miss you Chintu sir. pic.twitter.com/ioWvKiJZxr

— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) April 30, 2020

Varun Dhawan wrote: “I was just in awe facing him in a scene. Sid and me would always discuss that we shouldn’t mess up our lines. He was a professional and always loving rip Chintu uncle”

I was just in awe facing him in a scene. Sid and me would always discuss that we shouldn’t mess up our lines. He was a professional and always loving rip Chintu uncle pic.twitter.com/ERehVYPf1e

— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) April 30, 2020

Nawazuddin Siddiqui wrote: “This is the worst phase for the Indian Cinema, it’s an end to an era.
Was fortunate to have worked with him in #Manto and shall cherish those beautiful moments throughout my life
A true entertainer #RishiKapoor Sir #RiP ??”

This is the worst phase for the Indian Cinema, it’s an end to an era.
Was fortunate to have worked with him in #Manto and shall cherish those beautiful moments throughout my life
A true entertainer #RishiKapoor Sir #RiP ??

— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) April 30, 2020

Randeep Hooda tweeted: “One can be an actor par excellence and be burdened, but, the zest for life is a secret known to precious few & fewer can carry it till the end. Always encouraged me on my approach & it meant a lot coz it came from a man who didn’t mince words. Rest in peace sir #RishiKapoor”

One can be an actor par excellence and be burdened, but, the zest for life is a secret known to precious few & fewer can carry it till the end. Always encouraged me on my approach & it meant a lot coz it came from a man who didn’t mince words. Rest in peace sir #RishiKapoor ?? pic.twitter.com/98qs9Woqlc

— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) April 30, 2020

Shatrughan Sinha tweeted: “Shocking! Unbelievable! News we all woke up to, the untimely passing away of our own “Khullam Khulla” #RishiKapoor @chintskap .He was the most desirable, star / actor, with great qualities, jovial,charming, adorable, most loved,producer, director & what not. He certainly carried”

Shocking! Unbelievable! News we all woke up to, the untimely passing away of our own “Khullam Khulla” #RishiKapoor @chintskap.He was the most desirable, star / actor, with great qualities, jovial,charming, adorable, most loved,producer, director & what not. He certainly carried

— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) April 30, 2020

Arbaaz Khan wrote: “Shocked and saddened by the tragic news of #RishiKapoor sir passing away. Truly a great actor and an inspiration to millions of his fans and admirers.Thank you for being so humble and patient while working with me on my debut film #Daraar. You will be missed. #RIPRishiKapoor”

Shocked and saddened by the tragic news of #RishiKapoor sir passing away. Truly a great actor and an inspiration to millions of his fans and admirers.Thank you for being so humble and patient while working with me on my debut film #Daraar. You will be missed. #RIPRishiKapoor

— Arbaaz Khan (@arbaazSkhan) April 30, 2020

The entire team of BollywoodLife offers Chintuji’s entire family and friends our deepest condolences.

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