Mumbai: Bollywood actor Rajiv Kapoor passed away at the age of 58 on Tuesday. He suffered a massive heart attack, following which he was rushed to the hospital in Mumbai.
Rajiv’s sister-in-law and Rishi Kapoor’s wife actress Neetu Kapoor shared a post on social media along with a picture of the late actor. Neetu Kapoor wrote, “RIP”.
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Rajiv made his film debut in 1983 with Ek Jaan Hain Hum. He was seen as the leading actor in father Raj Kapoor’s last directorial venture Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985). His most notable being Aasmaan (1984), Lover Boy (1985), Zabardast (1985), and Hum To Chale Pardes (1988).
His last film appearance was in Zimmedaar (1990) after which he turned to producing and directing films.
The actor was set to return to movies after 28 years with Ashutosh Gowariker’s Toolsidas Junior. The film announced in December 2020 was said to be a sports drama with Sanjay Dutt in the lead role.