Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu grieve the demise of Rishi Kapoor

MUMBAI: Veteran actors Saira Banu and Dilip Kumar paid condolences to legendary actor Rishi Kapoor who breathed his last on Thursday morning.

The 97-year-old legendary actor and wife recalled how late Bollywood star had the habit of personally visiting and inviting them for any function that was to be held in his family.  

Saira Banu posted a remembrance message on her husband and senior actor’s Twitter handle.

In a tweet, Saira ji wrote on behalf of Dilip ji, “Met loving #RishiKapoor hale and hearty recently. He always made it a point to affectionately come personally in our old traditional ways to give any invitation to family functions. Rishi always kept in touch n kept alive the bond of Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor. RIP” SairaBanuKhan.” 

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Rishi Kapoor’s father and legendary actor Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar had friendly relations.

Rishi passed away peacefully on Thursday morning after a two-year battle with leukaemia, his family said in a statement. In September 2019, the veteran actor returned to Mumbai after staying in New York for almost a year for cancer treatment.

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