Riddhima Kapoor Biography
Riddhima Kapoor is an Indian fashion and jewelry designer who is best known as the daughter of Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor and actress Neetu Singh.
Her father, Rishi Kapoor, died on April 30, 2020, after a long battle with cancer.
Riddhima Kapoor Age
Kapoor was born on September 15, 1980. She is 39 years old as of 2020.
Riddhima Kapoor Parents
Kapoor’s parents are actor Rishi Kapoor and actress Neetu Singh Kapoor. Her parents got married on 22 January 1980. Her father, Rishi has appeared in films like Bobby (1973) and many more. In total, he has played leading roles in more than 90 films in his career.
Her mother on the other side has appeared in more than 50 films. Some of the films she has appeared on include Dus Lakh (1966), Waris (1969), and Pavitra Paapi (1970).
Riddhima Kapoor Brother
Kapoor has a younger brother known as Ranbir Kapoor. Her brother is an actor and film producer and is said to be amongst the highest-paid actors of Hindi cinema.
Ranbir is a recipient of six Filmfare Awards. He is a co-owner of the Indian Super League football team Mumbai City FC.
Riddhima Kapoor husband
Kapoor is married to businessman Bharat Sahni. The couple got married on January 25, 2006. They were classmates. The couple has a daughter named Samara, born on March 23, 2011.
Rishi Kapoor Death
Her father, Rishi Kapoor died on April 30, 2020, at the age of 67 years after a long battle with cancer. He was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer in 2018 and went to New York City for treatment.
He later returned to India on 26 September 2019, after successful treatment. However, on April 29, 2020, Kapoor was admitted to Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai after he complained of having difficulty in breathing. He died the next day.
The family released a statement that said; “Our dear Rishi Kapoor passed away peacefully at 8:45 am IST in hospital today after a two-year battle with leukaemia. The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last. He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents.
“Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him. He was grateful for the love of his fans that poured in from the world over. In his passing, they would all understand that he would like to be remembered with a smile and not with tears.
“In this hour of personal loss, we also recognise the world is going through a very difficult and troubled time. There are numerous restrictions around movement and gathering in public. We would like to request all his fans and well-wishers and friends of the family to please respect the laws that are in force. He would not have it any other way.”