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Rishi Kapoor was like an older brother to me: Manu Rishi Chadha

Chadha worked with the actor in the Netflix film, Rajma Chawal (2018).

Suyog Zore

Rishi Kapoor's death today has shocked the film industry as well as cinephiles. People from the Hindi film industry, as well as those belonging to other regional film industries, and fans from across the world offered their condolences. 

His co-actor from Rajma Chawal (2018), Manu Rishi Chadha shared his memories of Kapoor with Cinestaan.com. "He had such a lively personality. I worked with him in Rajma Chawal. I'm fortunate that I got a chance to act with such a brilliant actor. Even at this age, he was enthusiastic about acting and his passion and zeal for cinema is something I will remember forever about him," he said.

Chadha also reminisced about how Kapoor would scold them sometimes. "He was like an older brother to me. He was not known for mincing his words and would scold us sometimes. But that was also out of love. His death is a terrible loss for the Hindi film industry. May his soul rest in peace.," he said.

Rishi Kapoor passed away in Mumbai today. The actor was admitted to the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on Wednesday morning as he was having problems breathing. He was 67 years old.