There was a time when Sonali Bendre and Rishi Kapoor together were battling with cancer in New York where they were getting treated. As the veteran actor has passed away today in the morning, making everyone mourning over his death, Sonali who is completely heartbroken and at a loss for words too shared a heartfelt post for the same on her Instagram feed. While sharing a photo of the time when she visited Rishi Kapoor and wife Neetu Kapoor in New York along with her husband Goldie Behl, she also recalled the time when they both battled with cancer together.
She mentioned on her caption that they used to keep each other buoyant through the sadness and pain while holding each other up through it all. Her long caption read, “Heartbroken and at a loss for words... #RIP Chintu uncle. So many thoughts and emotions running through me right now. Remembering our time in New York as we battled together, fighting an unseen monster. Keeping each other bouyant through the sadness and pain. We held each other up through it all, forever connected.”
She also sends her love and prayers to his family, “My thoughts, prayers and love go out to Neetu aunty, Riddhima, Ranbir, the family and your legions of fans. You will always be remembered for your talent, your passion and your zest for life. @neetu54, #RanbirKapoor @riddhimakapoorsahniofficial #RishiKapoor”
After the sad news broke in, many Bollywood celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, Rajinikanth, Vicky Kaushal, Juhi Chawla, Priyanka Chopra and many more along with TV celebs like Karishma Tanna, Rashami Desai, Asim Riaz, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, to name a few took to their social media handles and send condolences to his family. ALSO READ: Rishi Kapoor Dies Of Cancer: Family Releases Official Statement, 'He Kept Doctors Entertained Till The Last'
Meanwhile, post his cancer treatment, Rishi Kapoor was last seen in Emraan Hashmi’s The Body and had recently announced his next project, a remake of Hollywood film The Intern, also featuring Deepika Padukone. ALSO READ: Rishi Kapoor Dies Of Cancer: Rare And Unseen Photos Of The Superstar With Neetu Kapoor And Ranbir Kapoor
Image source: Instagram/ iamsonalibendre
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