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‘Childhood hero…always waved to you first’: Sports stars pay tributes to Rishi Kapoor

Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passed away at the age of 67 on Thursday.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: April 30, 2020 4:18:18 pm
rishi kapoor Rishi Kapoor passed away at the age of 67 on Thursday. (File Photo)

The world of sports paid tribute to veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, who passed away at the age of 67 on Thursday.

“Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukemia,” his family said in a statement.

Rishi Kapoor was a popular actor through the 1970s to the 1990s when he worked in movies like Amar Akbar Anthony, Coolie, Karz and Chandni. He later stood out for his performances in character roles in films like Agneepath, Mulk, and Kapoor and Sons.

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