Sept. 4, 2020, 4:03 p.m.
New Delhi: Today marks the 68th birth anniversary of the legendary actor Rishi Kapoor who lost his life to cancer on April 30 this year. The veteran actor was surrounded by his near and dear ones during his two-year battle with the disease. Bollywood actress and his wife Neetu Kapoor accompanied him at every step of his journey.
Rishi and Neetu, who got married in 1980, are known to be Bollywood’s power couple. Their happy marriage and never-ending love for each other is still an inspiration for many.
Known for their chemistry, the couple starred in many movies together. Do Dooni Chaar, Rafoo Chakkar, Kabhi Kabhie are some of the popular films in which Neetu and Rishi co-starred each other.
After Rishi’s demise, their children- Riddhima and Ranbir, stood like a pillar beside Neetu. Time and again, the veteran actress keeps fondly remembering the love of her life.
As we commemorate Rishi’s 68th birth anniversary, let’s have a look at a few social media posts shared by Neetu in memory of her late husband.
Just a few days after Rishi’s demise, Neetu took to Instagram to share a happy picture of Rishi. Sharing the picture, she captioned: “End of our story.”
A while after, Neetu shared two monochrome pictures of the late actor as she expressed gratitude towards people who stood by her family. In the caption, Neetu wrote, “As a family we have a deep sense of loss.. when we sit together and look back at the past few months what we also feel is immense gratitude – gratitude towards the doctors at HN reliance hospital.”
Reflecting a sense of loss, Neetu then shared a picture perfect family click and captioned: “How I wish this picture could remain complete as is.”
Neetu penned down a farewell message for Rishi on his one-month death-anniversary. Sharing an old picture from the days of their youth, she wrote, “Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye. Cheerio, here I go on my way. With a cheer, not a tear, in your eye. Give me a smile, I can keep for a while. In my heart while I’m away”
On Rishi’s two-month death anniversary, Neetu shared a throwback picture, while reminding one and all to value their loved ones. “Big or small We all have a battle to fight in our heads you may have a huge house with all the luxuries and still be unhappy whereas have nothing n be the happiest it’s all a state of mind !! All one needs is a strong mind n hope for a better tmrw !!! Live with gratitude ,hope ,work hard !!!! Value your loved ones as thats your biggest wealth,” she wrote.
Latestly, Neetu shared a happy selfie, featuring her daughter and granddaughter. Remembering Rishi in a heartfelt note, she mentioned, “A part of you goes with the person who has gone and a part stays with you”
Meanwhile, on the film front, Neetu was last seen in Besharam. Up next, she has been roped in for Dharma Production’s next project wherein she will be seen alongside Anil Kapoor.