Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor is currently undergoing medical treatment in New York and hence, couldn’t cast his vote in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai on Monday. On Twitter, meanwhile, Rishi Kapoor informed his fans and followers that he had called the Indian Consulate’s office in New York to enquire whether there was any provision to vote from his current location.
However, there wasn’t. Moreover, in his tweet, Rishi Kapoor asked his followers to exercise their vote as it is the most important thing to do.
Called the Indian Consulate’s office here in NY to inquire if there was any facility for people like us to vote(away from home)There wasn’t. Please do not forget to vote wherever and whenever you have to. Jai Hind! Vande Mataram! (Sorry for earlier error) pic.twitter.com/A0heLdBhZv
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) April 28, 2019
Celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma among several other celebrities, cast their votes in Mumbai on April 29.
Rishi Kapoor has been undergoing treatment for an undisclosed disease since September 2018 in New York. His wife Neetu Kapoor has been with him in the Big Apple ever since.
Rishi Kapoor is the star of films Bobby, Khel Khel Mein, Kabhie Kabhie, Karz, Amar Akbar Anthony, Hum Kisise Kum Naheen, Rafoo Chakkar, Bol Radha Bol, Fanaa, Love Aaj Kal and Kapoor & Sons.