Bhubaneswar: Bollywood producer and actor Rajiv Kapoor, brother of Randhir and Rishi Kapoor, passed away following cardiac arrest today. He was 58.
Reportedly, the actor was rushed to Inlaks Hospital in Chembur following cardiac arrest. However, doctors declared him brought dead. Times of India quoted Rajiv’s brother Randhir Kapoor as saying, “I have lost my youngest brother Rajiv. He is no more. The doctors tried their best but could not save him.”
Rajiv, who debuted with Ek Jaan Hain Hum in 1983, had played the lead role in father Raj Kapoor’s last directorial venture Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985). He also acted in films like Aasmaan (1984), Lover Boy (1985), Zabardast (1985) and Hum To Chale Pardes (1988). He acted last in Zimmedaar (1990), after which he went into producing and directing films.
Condolences poured in from different quarters soon after reports of his demise surfaced. Rajiv’s sister-in-law and Rishi Kapoor’s wife actress Neetu Kapoor expressed her deep grief over his demise. She took to Instagram and shared a post along with a picture of the late actor.
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