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Dance Deewane Juniors: Neetu Kapoor breaks down while remembering late husband Rishi Kapoor.

April 30, 2022 {New Delhi}: Late actor Rishi Kapoor is regarded as one of the finest actors in the Bollywood film industry. While acting seemed to have come naturally to him, the iconic star was known for portraying versatile roles on the big screen. His demise has left a massive void in the hearts of fans and the entertainment industry.

Now, the makers of the show have released an emotional promo of Neetu Kapoor tearing up as she reminisced the memories of the late star.

When a contestant’s mother came to the stage to talk about how Rishi Kapoor looked out for her husband and helped him whenever he was in need, Neetu, who is judging Dance Deewane Junior alongside Nora Fatehi and Master Marzi, became emotional. She also showed a picture of her husband along with Raj Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor and sang the song ‘Lambi Judaai’ for Neetu.

As seen in the trailer, the veteran actress later stated that there isn’t a day that goes by that she doesn’t miss her late spouse or that someone doesn’t remind her of how wonderful a person he was.
Neetu recalled: “Humara kuch toh connection hoga. Abhi do saal hone wale hai aur me aap se mili. Mein roz kisi na kisi se milti hu aur roz koi na koi mujhe unki yaad dila deta hai. Sabki ek story hai unke saath. Aur sab itne khushi se yaad karte hai. (We must have some connection. It`s been two years and I met you. Everyday I meets someone and they remind me of Rishi. Everyone has a story with him, and they all remember him fondly).”

Previously, on the birth anniversary of Rishi Kapoor, his wife Neetu penned a heartfelt note as a tribute to the iconic star. She wrote, “I learnt a lot from Rishi Ji during our last few traumatic years in NYC .. how we celebrated when his blood counts were high .. we dined shopped laughed .. in his lows we just stayed home watched tv ordered in amazing food n still had some wonderful moments in hope that the next round of chemotherapy he would be better .. hope n being strong is what he taught me .. value each day .. we all miss him today.”

Actor Rishi Kapoor was diagnosed with leukaemia in the year 2018. He underwent treatment for almost a year and successfully returned to India after that. He was hospitalised at the Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital on April 29, 2020 owing to breathing difficulties. He passed away the following day from leukaemia. Rishi Kapoor’s demise came less than 24 hours after Irrfan Khan.

By line: Divya Thearia

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