Neetu and Rishi Kapoor in a throwback (courtesy neetu54)


  • Neetu Kapoor shares emotional note for Rishi Kapoor
  • Neetu wrote, “I am sure he is celebrating there with his family.”
  • “We all miss him today,” she said

New Delhi:

On Rishi Kapoor’s 69th birthday anniversary, his wife, actress Neetu Kapoor poured her heart out in a heartwarming post. Rishi Kapoor, who was battling cancer, went to New York for treatment for almost a year. Neetu Kapoor, who was their constant companion, wrote in her post about how they faced ups and downs in the last few tough months together: “I learned a lot from Rishi ji during my last few painful years in NYC is… how we celebrated when his blood counts were high, we dined and shopped. In his lows, we just kept watching TV, ordered amazing food and still had some wonderful moments hoping that chemotherapy He will be better in the next round.”

“Hopeful and being strong is what he taught me.. The value of each day.. We all miss him today! I can imagine how excited he would have been for his 69th birthday! I am sure that He is celebrating there with his family.. Happy Birthday Kapoor Saab,” added Neetu Kapoor in her emotional note, sharing a memory from New York.

Meanwhile, here’s how Rishi Kapoor’s daughter marked the late actor’s 69th birth anniversary:

Earlier this year, Neetu Kapoor marked their wedding anniversary with a post remembering Rishi Kapoor. Rishi Kapoor and Neetu, who co-starred in several films, fell in love and got married in 1980 after a long courtship period. His son Ranbir Kapoor is an actor while daughter Riddhima is a Delhi-based jewelery designer. Neetu Kapoor wrote, “It would have been 41 years today.”

Rishi Kapoor died in Mumbai on 30 April after battling cancer for two years. He was 67 years old. Rishi Kapoor is often remembered by Neetu Kapoor in her posts on Instagram with heart-warming notes about the value of loved ones. “End of our story,” she wrote in her goodbye note to Rishi Kapoor.


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