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Rajiv Kapoor dies at 58: Neetu Kapoor, Naved Jafri and other Bollywood celebs pay condolence

58-year-old veteran actor-director Rajiv Kapoor was not keeping well and was not active for few months in Kapoor's get-togethers. The Mera Saathi actor was taken to Inlaks General Hospital after he suffered a massive heart attack. A lot of celebrities including his sister-in-law Neetu Kapoor, Naved Jafri, Tusshar Kapoor and others took to social media and poured in condolences.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Updated on: February 09, 2021 19:24 IST
Rajiv Kapoor dies at 58: Neetu Kapoor, Naved Jafri and other Bollywood celebs pay condolence
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Rajiv Kapoor dies at 58: Neetu Kapoor, Naved Jafri and other Bollywood celebs pay condolence

The younger brother of Rishi Kapoor and Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor took his last breath on Tuesday. He was not keeping well and was not active since few months. He was missing from the Christmas and Raksha Bandhan lunches at Kapoor get together. The 58-year-old veteran actor was taken to Inlaks General Hospital after he suffered a massiva heart attack. The news of his demise was confirmed by Randhir Kapoor in an interview with TOI. He said, "I have lost my youngest brother, Rajiv. He is no more. The doctors tried their best but could not save him. I am at the hospital, waiting for his body." Not just the Kapoor family but the Bollywood fraternity is in deep shock after his sudden demise. A lot of celebirties including his sister-in-law Neetu Kapoor, Naved Jafri, Tusshar Kapoor and others took to social media and poured in condolences. 

Neetu Kapoor shared his picture and wrote "RIP" alongside.

Riddhima Kapoor shared his photo on Instagram and wrote, "Good bye uncle  #RIP."

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Naved Jafri tweeted, "He was a pure heart and a very nice human being. May his soul rest in peace, deepest condolences to the family #rajivkapoor #riprajivkapoor."

Arfi Laamba tweeted, "RIP #RajivKapoor. Heartfelt condolences to the entire Kapoor clan."

Payal Ghosh mourned his shocking demise and wrote, "Very sad news.. #Rajivkapoor Ji passes  away  following heart attack. My deepest and most sincere condolences to the Kapoor family..!! RIP."

Tusshar Kapoor mourned his demise and tweeted, "Sad to hear of the passing away of Rajiv Kapoor! Deepest condolences to the family! May his soul rest in peace."

Divya Dutta tweeted, "That’s a terribly shocking news. RIP Rajeev kapoor."

Neil Nitin Mukesh wrote, "Devastated!! Another big loss to the family Folded hands one of my most favourite people in the world. Love him so so dearly. Don’t remember a Happy Moment without him. Chimpu uncle we will miss you. Broken heart RIP."

Actor Sanjay Dutt paid his tribute and tweeted, "Absolutely heartbroken to hear about the demise of Rajiv Kapoor. A soul gone too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with the Kapoor family in this difficult time. Om ShantiFolded hands."

Raj Babbar tweeted, "Shocked at the demise of #RajivKapoor ji. Chimpu was always very affable and extremely kind. The gentle soul has left us all too soon. My thoughts & prayers are with the family."

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar said she is deeply saddened. "I just got to know about the passing away of the talented actor Rajiv Kapoor, the youngest son of Raj Kapoor Sahab. I'm deeply saddened by the news. May his soul rest in peace," Mangeshkar tweeted.

Sunny Deol said, "Shocked to hear about #RajivKapoor ‘s passing. Deepest condolences to the Kapoor family."

"I had the opportunity of working with #Rajiv Kapoor in the film PremGranth. It was a difficult subject which he handled with great maturity though it was his first film. Remembering the wonderful moments we shared. My heartfelt condolences to the Kapoor family. RIP Folded handsBroken heart," Tweeted Madhuri Dixit.

Randeep Hooda on the other hand wrote:

For those unversed, Rajiv Kapoor was the son of Raj Kapoor and Krishna Raj. He made his debut in the acting world in the year 1983 with 'Ek Jaan Hain Hum' and has worked in films like Aasmaan (1984), Lover Boy (1985), Zabardast (1985).

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