Amitabh Bachchan on Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan’s demise: The grief of the latter more intense than that of the former

Everyone is still in shock at the events of the past week. Many Bollywood celebrities are still not able to wrap their minds around the fact that legendary actor Rishi Kapoor and actor of unparalleled talent, Irrfan Khan are no more. Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is grieving the loss of two gems of Bollywood that succumbed to cancer. He is so heartbroken with the loss of his two very dear friends and colleagues that he has been sharing a lot of pictures, videos and messages on his social handle to express his grief. Also Read – Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Ali Khan chilling at home and Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas’ adorable moment went viral this week

Firstly, Amitabh Bachchan gave a tribute to his dearest friend, Rishi Kapoor. He shared a video montage of their shots and stills from their movie 102 Not Out. The montages are played with a song sung by Big B, Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam. He captioned the video saying, “Waqt. Waqt ne kiya kya haseen sitam .. Tum rahe na tum, Hum rahe na hum ..” Have a look at the video here: Also Read – Amitabh Bachchan pens a short memoir in the memory of his late friend and actor Rishi Kapoor — view post

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A post shared by Amitabh Bachchan (@amitabhbachchan) on May 1, 2020 at 9:00am PDT

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Next, Big B shared a collage of himself with both Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. He captioned the image saying, “The death of an elder celebrity vs death of a younger .. the grief of the latter more intense than that of the former .. why ..? The younger more tragic. Why the loss of the young seems more tragic than that of the older .. Because you lament the loss of opportunity in the latter .. unrealised possibilities.” Have a look at his post here:

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Amitabh Bachchan has worked with both Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan in movies. More so with the former in films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Ajooba, Kabhi Kabhie, Coolie, Naseeb, 102 Not Out to list a few. Big B worked with Irrfan in Piku.

We are still unable to wrap our minds around the two tragic losses we all have had recently.

Meanwhile, here’s our tribute video for Irrfan Khan:

Here’s our tribute video for Rishi Kapoor:

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