- Sonali Bendre paid a tribute to Rishi Kapoor on social media
- She recalled the time they fought “an unseen monster” collectively
- “We held one another up via all of it,” she wrote
“We battled collectively, combating an unseen monster,” wrote most cancers survivor Sonali Bendre in her transferring publish for veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who died in Mumbai on Thursday morning after combating most cancers for a protracted time. Sonali picked a photograph from her New York diaries and shared a heartwarming image from the time when she visited the Kapoor & Sons actor in New York, the place they each underwent therapy for most cancers. In her publish, Sonali remembered how she and Rishi Kapoor fought most cancers collectively and stored one another “buoyant via the unhappiness and ache.” Paying a tribute to her “Chintu uncle” (because the late actor was fondly referred to as by younger actors), “heartbroken” Sonali Bendre wrote: “Confused… #RIP Chintu uncle. So many ideas and feelings operating via me proper now. Remembering our time in New York as we battled collectively, combating an unseen monster. Maintaining one another buoyant via the unhappiness and ache. We held one another up via all of it, perpetually linked.”
The actress additionally singled out a observe for Rishi Kapoor’s household – his spouse Neetu Kapoor, son Ranbir, daughter Riddhima – and wrote: “My ideas, prayers and love exit to Neetu aunty, Riddhima, Ranbir, the household and your legions of followers. You’ll all the time be remembered on your expertise, your ardour and your zest for all times.”
Sonali Bendre was recognized with most cancers in July, 2018. She shared the information concerning the illness and her therapy in a publish on July 4. “Typically, whenever you least count on it, life throws you a curveball. I’ve just lately been recognized with a high-grade most cancers that has metastasised, which we frankly didn’t see coming. A niggling ache led to some checks, which led to this surprising prognosis… I’m at present present process a course of therapy in New York. We stay optimistic and I’m decided to struggle each step of the way in which,” learn an excerpt from her publish. The actress, who was staying together with her filmmaker husband Goldie Behl in New York, returned to India in December 2018.
Rishi Kapoor was recognized with most cancers in mid-2018 and he quickly left for the US to endure therapy. He typically used to replace his followers about his well being situation on Twitter. Rishi Kapoor and his spouse Neetu Kapoor spent eleven months within the Huge Apple earlier than returning to India in September, 2019. Throughout his New York keep, Rishi Kapoor had additionally guests like Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone, Anupam Kher, Arjun Kapoor, and Malaika Arora.