Unfortunately, Rishi didn’t even make it to the last rites of his mother. Instead Neetu Kapoor shared a picture on Instagram and paid tributes to her.
The Hush Post: In a shocking revelation, media reports have suggested that actor Rishi Kapoor might possibly be suffering from cancer. Rishi Kapoor had recently left for the US with his wife Neetu Kapoor and son Ranbir Kapoor for some medical treatment. He however, didn’t disclose the details and had asked his well wishers to refrain from speculating.
Hello all! I am taking a short leave of absence from work to go to America for some medical treatment. I urge my well wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. It’s been 45 years “plus”of wear and tear at the movies. With your love and good wishes,I will be back soon!
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) September 29, 2018
However, in a tragic turn of events, Rishi’s mother Krishna Raj Kapoor passed away in Mumbai the very next day. Unfortunately, Rishi didn’t even make it to the last rites of his mother. Instead Neetu Kapoor shared a picture on Instagram and paid tributes to her.
According to entertainment website BollywoodBubble, sources close the family have revealed that Rishi Kapoor is battling stage three cancer. He is there for a 45-day cancer therapy session they say. “Flown to the US for treatment. The doctors have called him in for a 45-day treatment that includes chemotherapy sessions too. Rishi along with Neetu, Ranbir are currently staying there and now Ranbir will have to come back to begin shooting for his films. Which is when Ridhima Kapoor Sahni will be travelling to be with mom and dad. It’s a trying time for the veteran actor,” BollywoodBubble uoted the source as saying.
The source further revealed, “Shooting of Rishi’s film with Juhi Chawla is completely stalled. The producers, Sony don’t want to continue with a replacement. They have put the movie on hold. He’s going to be treated a little differently because he always had a back problem. The doctors are also taking that into consideration. It’s not known which cancer he is suffering from yet.”