Rishi Kapoor turns 67: Bollywood celebrities wish him 'health and happiness'

Updated: Sep 04, 2019, 15:44 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Rishi Kapoor, who is in New York undergoing treatment for cancer, celebrated his 67th birthday on September 4, Wednesday.

File image of Rishi Kapoor. Image sourced from mid-day archives
File image of Rishi Kapoor. Image sourced from mid-day archives

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is in New York undergoing treatment for cancer, turned 67 on September 4, Wednesday. Friends and fans of the actor took to social media to wish the Kapoor & Sons actor "good health and happiness".

Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni posted a throwback picture on her Instagram profile. Along with the picture, she wrote, "From my heart to you Papa, to the most special person! I love you #mydaddystrongest #birthdayeve #lovemydad."

 
 
 
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Later, she also shared images of Rishi Kapoor with his family in New York. She captioned the picture, "Happy happiest birthday Papa! I love you more than anything & am so so proud to call you my dad."

 
 
 
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Anil Kapoor also took to his Twitter account to wish the Mulk actor on his special day. Calling him "James", Anil called Rishi an elder brother, family and an actor who he admires. He tweeted:

Suniel Shetty also wished him on his birthday. He called Rishi Kapoor brutally honest, wonderful, hilarious and truly amazing. He tweeted:

Riteish Deshmukh, who recently visited the actor in New York shared a picture with him on his Twitter account and wished him a happy birthday. He tweeted:

Other celebrities who wished Rishi on his birthday include:

Director Nikkhil Advani who tweeted: "Happy birthday @chintskap sir. Must celebrate when you’re back. Here’s to so many more. Cheers!!!" Madhuri Dixit Nene wrote, "Happy birthday Rishi Kapoor. Wishing you a year of good health and happiness!"

Urmila Matondkar said. "Have had the honour of sharing Screen space with you more than once but more importantly knowing the Gem called Rishi Kapoor. Wishing you a very happy healthy birthday. May you keep Rocking and keep us rocking with you love and fond regards."

The actor, who is on his way to recovery, has been in the US for over 10 months for his cancer treatment, and his wife, veteran actress Neetu has been by him through it all. On the work front, Rishi Kapoor was seen in the recently released film Jhootha Kahin Ka, which marked his comeback after a long time in Bollywood.

Also Read: Rishi Kapoor on his homecoming: Learnt to be calm with family, fans

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