With India despite everything catching to grapple with the death of actor Irrfan Khan on Wednesday, updates on the death of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Thursday morning have come as a shocker. Rishi Kapoor, 67, who has been doing fighting cancer, was being treated at a Mumbai hospital after he created breathing difficulties.
Only a day after the updates on Irrfan’s passing shocked the country, Rishi Kapoor too breathed his last on Thursday, April 30. He was admitted to the HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday morning.
Rishi Kapoor was fighting cancer, and since 2018, much like Irrfan Khan. He was in the US for a year-long treatment.
Randhir Kapoor told the media on Wednesday night that he was admitted to the hospital because of his health deteriorating. On Wednesday, Amitabh Bachchan affirmed the updates on Rishi Kapoor’s demise on Twitter.
As an actor, Rishi Kapoor was par excellence. Straight from his debut in Mera Naam Joker as youthful Raju, up to Mulk as Murad Ali Mohammed, Rishi has wowed us with his honesty and his comic planning without fail. Here’s looking back at some of his best films.
List of evergreen movies of Rishi Kapoor
- Mera Naam Joker (1970)
Rishi Kapoor was presented as a youthful Raj Kapoor. Granted the make-up was properly done, yet his uncanny comparability to the legend, Raj Kapoor was in a flash seen by the crowd. Furthermore, Rishi was made for the movies, much the same as Raj Kapoor was.
2. Bobby (1973)
Rishi Kapoor’s legitimate debut as a male lead was opposite Dimple Kapadia. A sweet teenage romantic story that gave us some of the best and still-hummable songs, Bobby placed Rishi as a romantic hero.
3. Raaja (1975)
During the 70s, the double role was a trend each legend did at least once. This was Rishi in a double role, he was viewed as both Raaja and Inspector Ram.
4. Laila Majnu (1976)
The epic love story of Laila Majnu on celluloid had Rishi Kapoor playing Majnu. Furthermore, he nailed the pathos and madness that this love story demanded.
5. Kabhie Kabhie (1976)
Here Rishi Kapoor played Sanjeev Kumar and Rakhi’s child, a small role but a notable one. Furthermore, he was the differentiation in the film, the youthful love, versus the matured love Rakhie and Amitabh Bachchan represented.
6. Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
In this classic blockbuster, Rishi played Akbar Ilhabadi, the most youthful of the three brothers lost in their childhood. Each experienced childhood in various families, becoming friends as grown-ups, acknowledging just later that they were brothers. However, Vinod Khanna was Amar, the oldest, and Amitabh Bachchan was Anthony in the film.
7. Sargam (1979)
Sargam gave us the song Dhafli wale and caused us to acknowledge what an astounding dancer Rishi was. We were to get more occurrences of that soon.
8. Karz (1980)
Another blockbuster Karz saw Rishi Kapoor as Monty, a resurrection of Ravi Verma avenging his death in this life. It was a nailbiting thriller with some astonishing songs.
9. Prem Rog (1982)
Prem Rog was about unrequited love, and Rishi depicted the helplessness and pathos of that beautifully. He may have had the chocolate boy picture however with Prem Rog, he confirmed he is an actor par excellence.
10. Saagar (1985)
Saagar united Rishi back with his debut heroine Dimple Kapadia once more. The film additionally co-featured Kamal Haasan, and it was a tremendous hit by Ramesh Sippy.
11. Chandni (1989)
With Chandni, Rishi Kapoor entered another type of movie. Furthermore, the 90s era was introducing, and He was destined to be seen in comparable roles like that in Chandni. Regardless, Rishi and Sridevi’s chemistry was significant.
12. Bol Radha Bol (1992)
Rishi Kapoor was cast opposite Juhi Chawla and turned around a man from the cities moving to a village for work, just to fall in love with everything about the place. This was likewise a thriller.
13. Damini (1993)
This Meenakshi Seshadri starter has gone down history as one of the most powerful movies in Hindi film. Rishi was viewed as Meenakshi’s husband, the film likewise featured Sunny Deol.
14. Hum Tum (2004)
Rishi Kapoor was viewed as Saif Ali Khan’s dad in this Rani Mukerji starrer. Even though he had limited screen time, he was viable in his role.
15. Fanaa (2006)
Kajol and Aamir Khan’s Fanaa considered him to be Zulfikar. Also, the film proceeded to become an immense hit, and Rishi Kapoor was loved for his work.
16. Luck by Chance (2009)
Farhan Akhtar’s acting debut, Luck by Chance observed Rishi as the producer Romi Rolly. Furthermore, he depicted the character to perfection. Juhi Chawla played his wife in the film.
17. Love Aaj Kal (2009)
In the first Love Aaj Kal Rishi Kapoor was viewed as Veer Singh, the older Saif Ali Khan. This film was later revised by Imtiaz Ali in 2020.
18. Do Dooni Chaar (2010)
A sweet story about a family who is talking about purchasing a car. If you haven’t watched this one, please do. However, Neetu Kapoor played his on-screen wife.
19. Agneepath (2012)
Agneepath saw Rishi Kapoor as Rauf Lala, a character who was presented in the remake. Rishi was viewed as a threatening villain, something we hadn’t seen him do previously.
20. Student of the Year (2012)
Very few mainstream Bollywood actors would chance to play gay on-screen, yet Rishi Kapoor did in Karan Johar’s Student of the Year. Also, the film became a hit as did his character. This was additionally Alia Bhatt’s debut film.
21. D-Day (2013)
Rishi Kapoor played Iqbal Seth Aka Goldman, an underworld don modeled on Dawood Ibrahim while Irrfan played undercover RAW agent Wali Khan in the film. It additionally featured Arjun Rampal and Huma Qureshi.
22. Kapoor & Sons (2016)
Here Rishi Kapoor was viewed as the grandfather who keeps the entire family together. The film additionally featured Ratna Pathak Shah, Rajat Kapoor, Alia, Sidharth Malhotra, and Fawad Khan.
23. 102 Not Out (2018)
Rishi and Amitabh returned, yet this time as father-son. Furthermore, Rishi Kapoor played the son to a 102-year-old Amitabh in this funny, yet warm family film.
24. Mulk (2018)
Anubhav Sinha’s Mulk brought up significant issues about religion and how our society sees it. Additionally, Rishi Kapoor brought the film to life, with Taapsee Pannu beside him.
25. The Body (2019)
Rishi Kapoor was last seen in this mystery movie directed by Jeethu Joseph. Also, it featured him in the lead alongside Emraan Hashmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Vedhika. Rishi was as normal at his splendid best.