- Neetu Kapoor celebrated the birthday of her late husband, actor Rishi Kapoor, on Saturday in a unique way. It featured a cake with all his favorite things on display and a life-size cardboard cutout for the late actor.
Posted on September 05, 2021 12:35 PM IST
Late actor Rishi Kapoor’s family on Saturday celebrated his 69th birthday. His wife, actress Neetu Kapoor, made sure his birthday was exactly the way he wanted it to be. On Sunday, she shared photos and videos from the party.
Taking to her Instagram stories, she shared a photo of the cake. It included all the things the late actor loved. These included a bottle of whiskey, a Twitter logo, a bowl of mutton curry, nag champa incense sticks, a guitar, and a chord tape from his old songs.
Another picture appeared in a picture frame, which did not have his picture on it but had “Celebration of Shintoji” written on it. Among the guests seen at the celebration were old friends and family members of Rishi Kapoor. Names included actor Shatrughan Sinha, directors David Dhawan and Rahul Roel and Rishi’s older brother Randhir Kapoor.
One of the highlights of the evening is a group photo in which Neto poses with a piece of cardboard Rishi with the guests.
Marking his birthday on Saturday, Neetu posted a throwback photo with him and wrote, “I’ve learned a lot from Rishi Ji over the past few painful years in NYC.. how we celebrated his high blood count.. we dined shopping laughed.. at his lowest we stayed at home and watched tv ordered in great food and still had some great moments hoping the next round of chemo would be even better..i hope to be strong is what taught me..the value of every day..we all miss it today!!! How excited he was for his 69th birthday!! I am sure he and his family are celebrating there Happy Birthday Kapoor Saab.”
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Rishi breathed his last on April 30, 2020 after a two-year battle with cancer. He spent the last few years of his life in the United States with Neetu, where he underwent treatment. His latest movie, Sharmaji Namkin, will be released soon.