‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ Actor Rajiv Kapoor Passes Away
Mumbai: Bollywood actor and fimmaker Rajiv Kapoor, son of Raj Kapoor and younger brother of late Rishi Kapoor, passed away on Tuesday. He was 58 years old.
According to reports, Rajiv was rushed to Inlaks Hospital at Chembur here after suffering a heart attack, but was declared dead on arrival.
Rajiv’s elder brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news to The Times of India: “I have lost my youngest brother Rajiv. He is no more. The doctors tried their best, but could not save him.”
He made his debut in ‘Ek Jaan Hain Hum’ in 1983. He shot to stardom after playing the lead in his father’s last directorial venture ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ in 1985. He acted in several other films with the most notable being ‘Aasmaan’ (1984), ‘Lover Boy’ (1985), ‘Zabardast’ (1985) and ‘Hum To Chale Pardes’ (1988). He made his last film appearance in ‘Zimmedaar’ in 1990 after which he turned to producing and directing.