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Rishi Kapoor: From Manish Malhotra to Sabyasachi, designers remember the actor

On Rishi Kapoor's demise, fashion designers took to social to express grief.

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: April 30, 2020 7:37:26 pm
rishi kapoor Actor Rishi Kapoor passed away at the age of 67. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Rishi Kapoor passed away at the age of 67 in Mumbai on Thursday, April 30, 2020. The actor battled cancer for long after being diagnosed in 2018.

Condolences have been pouring in from all corners, from members of the Bollywood film industry and celebrity chefs, among other fans. Fashion designers also expressed grief on social media.

Designer Manish Malhotra penned a heartfelt note on Instagram on Rishi’s demise. “I am heartbroken. This is really sad and terrible. Rishiji will be truly missed. His brilliance is irreplaceable. My most favourite actor an a warm wonderful human being. RIP Rishiji. Rest in Peace. My heart goes out to Neetuji Ridhima and Ranbir and the entire Kapoor family. He was always so warm,” he wrote. 

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I am heartbroken . This is really sad and terrible . Rishiji will be truly missed . His brilliance is irresplaceble .My most favourite actor an a warm wonderful human being . RIP Rishiji 💔Rest in Peace . My heart goes out to Neetuji Ridhima and Ranbir and the entire Kapoor family .🙏He was always so warm and jovial . This January in my friend Natasha Nanda’s house we were having dinner and he like always was very jovial and spirited and was telling me how I should take my clothes to capri and how people shop there .. we chatted that night and this morning I heard the disheartening news have been remembering our conversations and the fact that he always was so warm and wonderful .

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Masaba Gupta took to Instagram to share a picture of Rishi Kapoor. Take a look:

rishi kapoor, masaba gupta Masaba Gupta mourned Rishi Kapoor’s death. (Source: masabagupta/Instagram)

Sabyasachi Mukherjee also shared an Instagram story.

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rishi kapoor, sabyasachi Sabyasachi mourned the actor’s death. (Source:sabyasachiofficial/Instagram)

Celebrity stylist Anaita Adajania remembered the veteran actor as someone who “spoke straight from the heart”. “I feel deeply privileged that our paths crossed and we shared many laughs. You will be so missed and my book will remain unsigned…RIP,” she wrote.

Designer Tarun Tahiliani posted an Instagram story.

rishi kapoor, tarun tahiliani Tarun Tahiliani mourned Rishi Kapoor’s death. (Source: taruntahiliani/Instagram)

Designer Neeta Lulla posted an emotional note.

The fashion designers earlier mourned the death of actor Irrfan Khan, who passed away on April 29, 2020.

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