Actor Rishi Kapoor passed away in a Mumbai hospital, Hindustan Times he said Wednesday.
According to Hindustan Times, Rishi's brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the development.
The 67-year-old actor fought a two-year battle with cancer and passed away at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai.
This is the second death rocking the Indian film industry this week. Yesterday, actor Irrfan Khan passed away in Mumbai after battling medical complications stemming from a colon infection.
Partner Loving Akbar Anthony Actor Amitabh Bachhan tweeted about Rishi's passing:
Indian National Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also tweeted his condolences:
In May 2019, Rishi had confirmed that he did not have cancer after he was first diagnosed with the disease in 2018. However, Hindustan Times reported that the actor entered hospitals in rapid succession in February.
Rishi has been part of successful movies like Coolie, Laila Majnu, Sargam, Bol Radha Bol and countless others. In recent years he was seen in movies like Kapoor and Sons, D-Day, Mulk and 102 Not Out.
The actor had recently announced that he would be part of a new Bollywood version of Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. The intern with Deepika Padukone.