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VIDEO: Inside Rishi Kapoor’s funeral; Ranbir Kapoor performs the last rites

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Indian cinema lost another icon today. Early morning on April 30, Rishi Kapoor breathed his last after his long battle with Leukemia. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and returned to India in September last year after being treated for cancer in New York. His death was confirmed by his colleague and close friend Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Inside Rishi Kapoor's funeral; Ranbir Kapoor performs the last rites

Rishi Kapoor's body was taken directly to the crematorium ground close to the hospital. Owing to the lockdown restrictions in place, the Mumbai Police allowed 16 members of the family to attend the funeral.

Ranbir Kapoor performed the last rites of his father Rishi Kapoor at the Chandanwadi crematorium ground. Due to lockdown restriction in place, Rishi Kapoor's body was directly taken to the crematorium ground instead of going to their Pali Hill residence first. Rishi Kapoor's elder daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni could not attend the funeral as she was in Delhi.

Meanwhile, seen at the funeral were Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Saif Ali Khan, Armaan Jain, Abhishek Bachchan and Ayan Mukerji. 

ALSO READ: Shah Rukh Khan remembers first day on set of his debut film Deewana when Rishi Kapoor said ‘yaar tujhme energy bahut hai’


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