Amid the coronavirus outbreak, India has lost its two superstars from Bollywood i.e. Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. They both were the most auspicious gems of the film industry and their sudden demise has come as a shocker to everyone.
Irrfan Khan (53) took his last breath on April 29 and his death was one of the biggest shocks for everyone as he had already won the battle against his rare disease. When everyone was pouring their condolences on his sudden demise, another news of despair has surfaced the Internet when Amitabh Bachchan tweeted that Rishi Kapoor has passed away on April 30.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan announces on Twitter that veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has passed away. pic.twitter.com/pwc7Pht68k— ANI (@ANI) April 30, 2020
However, it was quite shocking for Big B too as he had worked with both stars i.e. 102 Not Out and Piku.
On the death of his two co-stars, Amitabh Bachchan has shared a post on his social media handle along with a collage picture that showed the two legendary actors (Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor).
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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
Big B captioned the picture, “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.”
Besides, the megastar Amitabh Bachchan also shared the song from his film 102 Not Out in which he shared the screen with the veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, i.e. “Waqt ne kiya kya haseen sitam.”
Previously, Big B also shared a long heartfelt note on Rishi Kapoor when he saw him at his home Deonar Cottage, Chembur.
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... in Memoriam https://tmblr.co/ZwrX5vYFTdCL4y00 had seen him at his home Deonar Cottage, Chembur , a young energetic, bubbly , mischief in his eyes Chintu , on those rare moments when I was privileged to have been invited to an evening at Raj ji’s house .. I would see him more often after , at RK Studios, when he trained as an actor for his film to be made, BOBBY .. a diligent enthusiastic youngster, ready to pounce onto every learning that came his way, in that famous large and legendary make up room, of Raj ji at the end of the first floor corridor of make up rooms .. He had a walk that was confident and determined .. a stride and style that was similar to that of his grandfather, the legendary Prithvi Raj ji .. a walk I had noticed in one of his earlier films .. that walk .. I never found it in any other .. We worked in several films together .. When he spoke his lines, you believed every word of it .. there was never an alternative .. its genuineness was beyond question .. And there has never been any other, that could lip sync a song as perfectly as he did .. never .. His playful attitude on set was infectious .. even in the most grave sequences he would discover that comedic spark and we would all just crack up .. !! Not just on set .. if you were with him at any formal event , he would find that little distractive light hearted gem to expand on and lighten the situation .. When there was a time lapse as the shot got readied , he would bring out his playing cards , or at times pull out his rather complicated Bagatele board and invite others to play .. a competition .. not just for fun .. a serious competition .. During his time of diagnosis and his treatment he never ever lamented his condition .. it was always .. ‘see you soon , just a routine visit to the Hospital .. I’ll be back shortly ‘ Joie de vivre .. the exuberant enjoyment of life , was a gene he inherited from his father .. the Legend, the Ultimate Showman the Iconic Raj Kapoor .. I never visited him in Hospital .. I never wanted to see distress on his smiling cherubic face .. But I am certain .. when he went , he must have gone with a gentle smile …
Rishi Kapoor counted his last breath at Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai on April 30 while Irrfan Khan passed away in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on April 29.
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