RIP Rajiv Kapoor: Nieces Kareena Kapoor Khan-Karisma Kapoor-Riddhima Kapoor Sahni to Akshay Kumar & Madhuri Dixit, Bollywood pays tribute


Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor's younger brother, Rajiv Kapoor, breathed his last today afternoon after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. Known as 'Chimpu' uncle, he was 58 years old. The funeral is scheduled to take place today. Soon after the news of Rajiv's demise broke, Bollywood celebrities offered condolences on social media.

Rajiv's niece, Kareena Kapoor Khan shared a throwback picture of the former with Raj Kapoor, Rishi and Randhir and wrote, "Broken but strong " Karisma Kapoor shared a picture of her Chimpu uncle on Instagram stories. Riddhima Kapoor Sahni wrote, "Good bye uncle ♥ #RIP"

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Akshay Kumar tweeted, "Saddened to hear about the untimely demise of #RajivKapoor ji. My deepest condolences to the entire family"

Sunny Deol wrote, "Shocked to hear about #RajivKapoor ‘s passing. Deepest condolences to the Kapoor family." 

Madhuri Dixit tweeted, "I had the opportunity of working with #Rajiv Kapoor in the film PremGranth. It was a difficult subject which he handled with great maturity though it was his first film. Remembering the wonderful moments we shared. My heartfelt condolences to the Kapoor family. RIP"

Boney Kapoor wrote, "Shocked n Devastated on #RajivKapoor passing away. Seen you grow up. Condolences to the entire family. RIP "

Sanjay Dutt, on Instagram, wrote, "Absolutely heartbroken to hear about the demise of Rajiv Kapoor. A soul gone too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with the Kapoor family in this difficult time. Om Shanti"

(Source: Instagram/Twitter)