RIP Kobe Bryant: Rishi Kapoor Remembers The NBA Sensation; Shares A Throwback Pic Of Him With Ranbir Kapoor

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash today. Among many other celebs, Rishi Kapoor has remembered the iconic basketball player by sharing a throwback picture of him with son Ranbir Kapoor

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RIP Kobe Bryant: Rishi Kapoor Remembers The NBA Sensation; Shares A Throwback Pic Of Him With Ranbir Kapoor
Today morning, we came across the unexpected news of popular basketball player Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna losing their lives in a tragic helicopter crash. Their demise has brewed a storm across the internet. People can’t stop remembering the iconic player and are pouring in their tributes since the morning. Celebrities from different walks of life are honouring Kobe Bryant by sharing heartfelt messages. After Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Virat Kohli, Abhishek Bachchan and Arjun Kapoor among others, Rishi Kapoor has taken to his social media and remembered Kobe.

The veteran actor has shared a picture of son Ranbir Kapoor with Kobe Bryant, which was taken when he was shooting for Anjana Anjani in NYC. In his caption, Rishi wrote, “Ranbir with the legend the late Kobe Bryant,” he further added, “Checked with Ranbir. Being an ardent fan of the game and Kobe himself, he was specially taken to watch a game Lakers v/s New York Nicks at the Madison Sq. Gardens, NY. After the game, he gave his shoes and autographed it to Ranbir. This is during Anjana Anjani shoot in NY.” (ALSO READ - Kobe Bryant And His Daughter Die In Helicopter Crash: A Look At Vanessa Bryant And Kobe’s Marriage Through The Years)

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Priyanka Chopra, who also etched Kobe’s jersey number on her nails before her visit to Grammy Awards 2020, shared a heartwarming tribute for the later NBA player. “Kobe Bryant was my first real introduction to the NBA. I was 13 living in Queens NYC, the same age as his sweet little girl, Gianna. He ignited my love for the sport, competition, and striving for excellence. He inspired an entire generation. His legacy is so much bigger than basketball. This heartbreaking accident also took the life of his young daughter, Gianna. I’m shook and so saddened,” read an excerpt from her long post.

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