KARACHI: 2020 has been such a tough year that it’s near impossible to list all the reasons why, but people woke up to another sad news today. Just as people were coming to term with Irrfan Khan’s passing, news made the rounds that legendary actor Rishie Kapoor has also passed away. Two legendary actors gone within 24 hours.
While Irrfan Khan had been taken to the hospital for a colon infection before his untimely death, Rishie Kapoor had been battling cancer since the last two years. He was diagnosed with leukemia in 2018 and returned to India last September after a year-long course of treatment in New York.
He was taken to hospital on Wednesday morning after he complained of breathing difficulties, his brother Randhir Kapoor told the Press Trust of India.
Bollywood stars have been overwhelmed with sorrow at the news of two of the biggest names in Bollywood passing away so suddenly.
Stars in Pakistan also expressed their pain and sorrow at the news: