By Karuna Tyagi Last Updated:
The Khullam- Khulla Pyaar Karengey Hum Dono actor, Rishi Kapoor has been in the limelight for some time now due to his health issues. The actor is suffering from cancer and was in New York from the past year for his treatment and supporting him there in the tough times was his beloved wife, Neetu Kapoor. Now, the couple is all set to return to Mumbai after Rishi ji's treatment.
On September 29, 2018, Rishi Kapoor had taken to his Twitter handle and had tweeted about him jetting off to New York. The tweet had raised the speculations about his health. The news was ‘almost’ confirmed by Neetu Kapoor’s New Year 2019 wish on her Instagram handle. Her post had given us the confirmation about Rishi ji suffering from cancer. She had written, “Happy 2019 no resolutions only wishes this year!!! Less pollution traffic!! Hope in future cancer is only a zodiac sign!!! No hatred less poverty loads of love togetherness happiness n most imp. Good health.” (Recommended Read: Ileana D'Cruz's Cryptic Posts On Her Instagram Handle Sparks Rumours That All Is Not Well)
Now, Rishi ji and Neetu ji have returned to India after a prolonged stay in New York for former’s treatment. The beloved couple of B-town had gone to Tamil Nadu to seek the blessings at Balaji Temple. She took to her Instagram and shared a picture from their trip, but what caught our attention was the video along with it. In the video, she can be seen nailing a Tamil tongue-twister. She captioned the post, "After taking blessings of Balaji. entertaining them with a Tamil tongue twister." Checkout the video and the picture:
On September 4, 2019, Rishi ji had celebrated his 67th birthday with wife, Neetu Kapoor and joining them was veteran actor, Anupam Kher in New York. Anupam Kher had taken to his Instagram handle to share a picture of himself with Rishi ji and Neetu ji. He had captioned the image as, “With Birthday Boy #RishiKapoor and ever graceful @neetu54. #HappyBirthday."
Anupam Kher had also shared a video in which he was seen having a lots of fun on the streets of New York along with evergreen, Rishi ji and Neetu ji. He had captioned the video as “Happy birthday dearest #RishiKapoor!! May God give you all the happiness in the world. May you always be healthy and free spirited. I have loved our time together in New York. And our yellow cab rides. You are our reel and a real hero. Love and prayers always. @neetu54." (Suggested Read: Sunny Deol Reacts To Karan Deol Being Bullied In School For Being His Son)
On Rishi Kapoor's birthday wishes poured in from everywhere, wishing him for his speedy recovery and return to India. Rishi ji had celebrated his birthday with his partner for life, Neetu Kapoor in one of the high-end restaurants in New York. Neetu ji had taken to her Instagram handle and had shared picture and video from the celebrations. Take a look:
Earlier, in an interaction with the Mid-Day, Rishi Kapoor had shared how Neetu Kapoor has proved to be his strength during the cancer treatment in New York. Rishi ji had said, “I have learnt to remain calm with my family and fans. I owe it to them; they have given me so much love and sent good wishes. Neetu has been my rock and has shouldered all the responsibilities. So, has been my family, who would drop in to give me the strength to battle my illness.”
Neetu Kapoor had been sharing the pictures of Rishi Kapoor on her Instagram handle for his fans and followers to know about his recovery. Rishi ji has received a lot of love and warmth from his industry friends and colleagues. Many Bollywood stars had paid their visit to see the ailing Rishi ji in New York. Neetu ji had shared the pictures of all their friends and family, who had visited them in New York. She has been standing with her ailing husband like a pillar of strength and has been proving that love never dies with age. (Do Read: Hrithik Roshan Refers Rumoured Ex-Ladylove Kangana Ranaut's Allegations On Him As 'Lying And Deceit')
We are eagerly waiting for Rishi ji and Neetu ji's return to Mumbai.