One day after Irrfan Khan’s death, the news of RishiKapoor’s demise was a huge shock for everyone. The veteran actor passed away this morning at a hospital in Mumbai. Rishi Kapoor had an illustrious career in Bollywood spanning decades, and the film industry mourned the loss of an extraordinary actor. Celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Alia Bhatt and many others mourned his demise and penned heartfelt condolences to his family. Now, filmmaker Sanjay Gupta initiated a trend on Twitter raising a toast to the veteran actor, and Rohit Roy, Milap Zaveri, Raj Kundra and many others joined in.
Sanjay Gupta initiated the hashtag #CheersChintuji on Twitter asking people to make a drink and toast to Rishi Kapoor, celebrating his life. He tweeted, “@nikkhiladvani@mehtahansal@sabharwalatul@anubhavsinha@rajatsaroraa@Suparn@sanjaybhutiani@BajpayeeManoj@GOLDIEBEHL AND ALL OTHERS I HAVEN’T TAGGED. At 9 pm today let’s all make a drink and toast to Chintuji. Let’s all post #CheersChintuji with a pic.” In another tweet, he wrote, “#RishiKapoor Even in his passing away we can only celebrate him. 9pm today post a pic with a drink with #CheersChintuji.” Many people participated and shared their pictures on Twitter making a drink and raising a toast to Rishi Kapoor.
Raj Kundra also shared a picture and wrote, “#cheerschintuji you broke your promise of opening this bottle you gifted me together.” Rohit Bose Roy, Milap Zaveri also shared pictures with the hashtag. Take a look at some of the Tweets below:
Guys please feel free to tag all those I haven’t. We can’t be there to bid him farewell, let’s do it from our homes. https://t.co/ldBxT4199g— Sanjay Gupta (@_SanjayGupta) April 30, 2020
Rishi Kapoor’s last rites were performed in Chandanwadi crematorium in Mumbai, in the presence of family members and close friends. ALSO READ: After Irrfan Khan's Death, A Speechless Deepika Padukone Mourns Rishi Kapoor's Sudden Demise With A Blackout Picture
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