Puri: Sudarsan Pattnaik gave a heartfelt tribute to legendary Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, who passed away on the today in Mumbai.
The sculpture features Rishi Kapoor with a film roll, with message Hero of Millions, OM Shanti.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) April 30, 2020
It should be noted that Actor Rishi Kapoor has died at 67 after a two-year battle with leukaemia. Rishi breathed his last at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai.
He started his career early, as a child actor in his father’s film Mera Naam Joker (1970), for which he also won a Filmfare Award. His first role as an adult came in the iconic Bobby (1973) opposite Dimple Kapadia. He also received the Filmfare Best Actor Award in 1974 for the film.
He went on to play the romantic lead in 92 films between 1973 and 2000, and was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. He appeared opposite his future wife Neetu Singh in 12 films. The couple had two children–daughter Riddhima and son Ranbir, who is also a popular actor.
He was part of hit films such as Amar Akbar Anthony, Laila Majnu, Rafoo Chakkar , Sargam, Karz, Bol Radha Bol and others. In the later stage of his career, he was seen in films such as Kapoor and Sons, D-Day, Mulk and 102 Not Out.