Actor Rajiv Kapoor Dies At 58
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Neetu Kapoor posted a picture of the actor on social media and she wrote: "RIP."

 

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Rajiv Kapoor died at 58 on Tuesday. Sister-in-law Neetu Kapoor posted a photo of the actor on social media and wrote: "RIP." Rajiv Kapoor, who was also a film producer and director, was the youngest son of the legendary Raj Kapoor, and the brother of Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor, all actors and filmmakers. Rishi Kapoor died last year. The Ram Teri Ganga Maili actor suffered a heart attack at his residence in Chembur following which he was rushed to Inlaks Hospital. He was declared dead at the hospital, news agency ANI reported.
 
 
Bollywood trade analyst Komal Nahta tweeted that Rajiv Kapoor had died of a heart attack. "Very sad news. Rajiv (Chimpu) Kapoor passes away following heart attack," he tweeted.
 
Rajiv Kapoor, who made his debut in Bollywood with the 1983 film Ek Jaan Hain Hum, was best known for the 1985 blockbuster Ram Teri Ganga Maili. He was last seen in Zimmedaar. He also acted in films like Mera Saathi and Hum To Chale Pardes , among others. The actor, known by the nickname "Chimpu", turned a film producer with the 1991 film Henna starring Rishi Kapoor. He also backed other home productions like Prem Granth and Aa Ab Laut Chalen.
 
He was set to make a Bollywood comeback after nearly three decades with Ashutosh Gowariker and Bhushan Kumar's joint production, a sports drama titled Toolsidas Junior, co-starring Sanjay Dutt.
 

 
 


 
 


 
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