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  • Tuesday, August, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 04:49:29
  • Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai today. He was 67. He was admitted to a city hospital on Wednesday.

    The actor returned to India last September after undergoing treatment for cancer in the US for almost a year.

    In February, Kapoor was hospitalised twice due to his health issues.

    He was first admitted to a hospital in Delhi where he was attending a family function.

    At the time, Kapoor had said that he was suffering from an “infection”.

    After his return to Mumbai, he was again admitted to a hospital with viral fever. He was discharged soon after.

    Rishi Kapoor received the National Film Award for his debut role as a child artist in his father Raj Kapoor’s 1970 film Mera Naam Joker.

    He had his first lead role as an adult opposite Dimple Kapadia in 1973 with the film Bobby and received the Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1974.

    He played leading roles as the romantic lead in many films between 1973 and 2000.

    He won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor in 2011 for his performance in Do Dooni Chaar, and for his role in Kapoor & Sons, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2017.

    He was honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.

    He recently announced his next project, a remake of Hollywood film “The Intern”, also featuring Deepika Padukone.