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Rishi Kapoor slams 'so-called stars' for ditching Vinod Khanna's funeral

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 April 2017, 9:10 IST
Rishi Kapoor slams 'so-called stars' for ditching Vinod Khanna's funeral

Rishi Kapoor, who is known for his outspoken nature, went on a Twitter rant to show his displeasure over current ' generation stars' over not attending the funeral of yesteryear's superstar Vinod Khanna.

In a series of tweets, the 64-year-old-actor showed his disappointment at the film fraternity for attending the funeral in such small numbers.

He started his rant by saying, 'Shameful. Not ONE actor of this generation attended Vinod Khanna's funeral. And that too he has worked with them. Must learn to respect.'

He did not stop there and said that he is very angry with today's 'so-called stars' for attending Priyanka Chopra's event last night in big numbers but not Vinod Khanna's funeral.

The veteran actor tweeted, 'Why this? Including mine and thereafter.When I die, I must be prepared.None will shoulder me. Very very angry with today's so called stars. Angry. Met so many chamcha people last night at Priyanka Chopra's do last night. Few at Vinod's. So fuckn transparent. So angry with them.'

When asked about his son Ranbir Kapoor and wife Neetu Kapoor, who are currently not in the country he said, 'Yes it has been expressed earlier on social media my wife and Ranbir are out of the country. Would never be had been a reason not to be there.'

The B-Town celebrities who attended the funeral ceremony include Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Dia Mirza, Arjun Rampal, and Chunkey Pandey among others. Bollywood icon Vinod Khanna breathed his last on Thursday.

The veteran actor was hospitalized and later discharged from HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum, Mumbai due to severe dehydration. He was also reportedly battling cancer for years.


First published: 28 April 2017, 9:10 IST