Leaving the Kapoor clan in grief, Bollywood actor Rajiv Kapoor passed away on Tuesday. The 58-year-old actor who is also a producer and director reportedly suffered a massive cardiac arrest after which he was rushed to nearby Inlaks Hospitals. Rajiv’s elder brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed that the doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Rajiv Kapoor was the youngest son of the legendary Raj Kapoor, and the brother of Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor. Rajiv Kapoor is known for his performance in ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ (1985) and ‘Ek Jaan Hain Hum’ (1983). He was also the director of ‘Prem Granth’.
He went on to feature in films like “Aasmaan”, “Lover Boy”, “Zabardast” and “Hum To Chale Pardes”. The actor was set to make a comeback to the screen with sports drama “Toolsidas Junior”, starring Sanjay Dutt in the lead.
Social media flooded with condolence messages from celebrities. “Broken but strong,” wrote Kareena Kapoor reminding her uncle while Neetu Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor’s sister-in-law had expressed condolences on Instagram.