Rishi Kapoor died today, while Irrfan Khan died yesterday. Both had cancer and had been fighting this disease for a long time. Yesterday Irfan lost the battle and today Rishi Kapoor.
Bollywood had not even emerged from the news of Irrfan Khan’s demise that news of Rishi Kapoor’s departure. Irfan Khan was handed over on Wednesday afternoon and news of Rishi Kapoor’s demise at around 9:30 am on Thursday morning. The industry is in a shock due to the news of Rishi’s death and is in shock. Fans sharing the video of both the actor who worked together in the movie D-Day.
One such film was Nikhil Advani-directed D-Day, which featured Rishi Kapoor inspired by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. At the same time, Irfan Khan became a Raw agent. The film also featured Arjun Rampal, Huma Qureshi and Shruti Haasan in pivotal roles.
During the promotion of this film, when Irrfan Khan was asked about Rishi Kapoor, he replied
that my cousin is a big fan of Rishi Kapoor Saab. Although I have seen all his films. I don’t think I ever had the ability to be like Rishi Kapoor. They are so liquid. He has done a lot of work in preparing his art. He is among such stars, who constantly do similar films, but still gets something new from them.
The 2013 film Most Wanted was based on the mission of bringing the culprit from Pakistan to India. This was the first time that Rishi Kapoor played a don on screen. In this innings of career, Rishi became very experimental and started experimenting with his characters.
Remembering Rishi, Nikhil wrote – No one has given an actor the respect he gives to his director. That too when you are. You were my friend sir I am sitting, remembering and laughing. I am waiting for your warm voice- Boy, make me one more drink.