I For India: Amitabh Bachchan Breaks Down Remembering Rishi Kapoor, ‘Never Met Him In Hospital, Didn't Want To See Distress On His Face’

Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor’s sad demise has left everyone in shock. Deeply saddened by the demise of his 102 Not Out co-star, during the I For India concert, Amitabh Bachchan pays an emotional and heartfelt tribute to Rishi Kapoor and reveals why he never met him in the hospital. Read On

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I For India: Amitabh Bachchan Breaks Down Remembering Rishi Kapoor, ‘Never Met Him In Hospital, Didn't Want To See Distress On His Face’
Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor’s sad demise has left everyone across the country heartbroken and hurt. Over the years, Amitabh Bachchan has worked together with Rishi Kapoor in several films and expressed his grief during the I For India concert over the actor’s passing away. Deeply saddened by the demise of his 102 Not Out co-star, during the I For India concert, Amitabh Bachchan pays an emotional and heartfelt tribute to Rishi Kapoor and reveals why he never met him in the hospital. Read On

On Sunday, during the  I For India concert telecasted live on Facebook, Amitabh Bachchan paid a heartfelt tribute to his 102 Not Out co-star Rishi Kapoor. During the live, Big B spoke about Rishi Kapor’s journey from being a child with mischief on his eyes to when he became an actor whose every word was very believable. Controlling the tears in his eyes, the 77-year-old ended his tribute saying “he must have gone with a gentle smile.” In the live telecast, Big B began his tribute by recalling the day when he saw young Rishi Kapoor for the first time at veteran filmmaker Raj Kapoor’s home.

In the live, Amitabh Bachchan eyes turned moist as he spoke about Rishi Kapoor during his last days. The actor said, “During his time of diagnosis and his treatment he never ever lamented his condition .. it was always .. ‘see you soon , just a routine visit to the Hospital .. I’ll be back shortly.” Speaking about Rishi Kapoor’s last days at the hospital and explaining why he did not meet him at the hospital, Big B said, “I never visited him in Hospital .. I never wanted to see distress on his smiling cherubic face. But I am certain .. when he went , he must have gone with a gentle smile.”


Meanwhile, during the live telecast, apart from reminiscing memories of Rishi Kapoor from his preps days for film Bobby at RK Studios, Amitabh Bachchan also spoke about how the veteran actor had a determined and confident walk similar to his grandfather Prithvi Raj Kapoor. Amitabh Bachchan also mentioned the names of few films he worked together with Rishi Kapoor on that were - Naseeb, Amar Akbar Anthony and the most recent, 102 Not Out. Also Read: I For India: Amitabh Bachchan Remembers Rishi Kapoor, Alia Bhatt Croons ‘Ek Kudi’; Shah Rukh Khan's Bella Ciao Rendition Finishes Show With Flourish









Image source: Twitter/ Amitabh Bachchan
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