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Nothing can ever erase the pain of losing someone, especially your 'better-half'. It breaks you from within and no time or words can ever fill the void left by them. You only learn to start living with it. The world changes but it is the love we hold for our dear ones, who left for the heavenly abode that never dies. And an exactly similar void is left in the hearts of the Kapoor family with the demise of legendary actor and their anchor, Rishi Kapoor. (Recommend Read: Abhishek Bachchan Reveals Adding No-Intimate Scenes Policy Because Of His Daughter, Aaradhya)
It was on April 30, 2020, when legendary actor, Rishi Kapoor left for heavenly abode without any final goodbyes. He had given a tough fight to cancer for the past two years. But on a regular morning amidst the lockdown in the entire nation (due to the COVID-19 outbreak), the actor had left us, sadly, his fans were not even able to attend his last rites. Every now, and then, his family shares snippets of their life with Rishi ji as an ode to the actor.
On June 28, 2020, Neetu ji took to her Instagram handle and posted a throwback picture with the late actor. In the picture, we can see Rishi ji in a formal suit while Neetu ji had donned a pink-colour ensemble. Alongside it, she wrote about the battles and love of her the dear ones and it can be read as "Big or small We all have a battle to fight in our heads you may have a huge house with all the luxuries and still be unhappy whereas have nothing n be the happiest it’s all a state of mind !! All one needs is a strong mind n hope for a better tmrw !!! Live with gratitude, hope, work hard! Value your loved ones as thats your biggest wealth." Check it out below:
After the news of Rishi Kapoor's death came out in the morning, his wife, Neetu Kapoor had taken to her Instagram handle and had shared a heartbreaking note on the behalf of her family that could be read as "Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last. He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him. He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over." (Also Read: Sushant Singh Rajput's Close Friend, Sandeep Ssingh Reveals His Ex, Ankita Lokhande Is Still Crying)
Her note could be further read as "In his passing, they would all understand that he would like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears. In this hour of personal loss, we also recognise the world is going through a very difficult and troubled time. There are numerous restrictions around movement and gathering in public. We would like to request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of the family to please respect the laws that are in force. He would not have it any other way." (Don't Miss: Kajol Shared 'Quarantine Tapes' With Daughter, Nysa, The Video Is All About Their Unseen Memories)
Well, we wish Rishi ji's family lot of strength!
There are dates in our lives that shake us and change us completely as a being. One such date was April 30, 2020, when our favourite star, Rishi Kapoor had left us forever. It came as one of the most shocking news when we had seen it on our television screens. Rishi KapoorRead More