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Kareena, Karisma mourn uncle Rajiv Kapoor

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Last updated on: February 09, 2021 19:41 IST
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Raj Kapoor's youngest son, Rajiv, passed away in Mumbai on February 8.

Neetu Kapoor announced the shocking news of her brother-in-law's demise and family members and friends visited the Kapoor family home in Chembur (eastern Mumbai) to pay their last respects.

Chimpoo, as Rajiv was fondly called, is the third Kapoor sibling to pass away in a short span of time. His oldest sister Ritu Nanda passed away last January while elder brother Rishi Kapoor passed away last April.

 

A visibly upset Randhir Kapoor receives his brother Rajiv Kapoor's body from the hospital.

 

He is aided by a nurse as he makes his way.

 

Chunky Pandey is among the first to reach the Kapoor family home in Chembur. 

 

Kareena Kapoor Khan makes a brave effort to control her distress.

 

Karisma Kapoor arrives.

 

Shah Rukh Khan makes his way through the onlookers.

 

Ranbir Kapoor was Rajiv's favourite nephew.

 

Ranbir's girlfriend Alia Bhatt, who recently returned from her holiday in the Maldives, enters the house.

 

Neetu Kapoor steps out of her car.

 

Rajiv's nephew Aadar Jain, left, gets a hug.

Aadar's mother, Reema, is Rajiv's elder sister.

 

Aadar's girlfriend, Tara Sutaria, arrives to comfort him.

 

Kareena and Karisma's mother, Babita, arrives.

 

When Rajiv Kapoor made his directorial debut with Prem Granth, he had cast Prem Chopra in it.

Prem Chopra's wife, Uma, is Rajiv's maasi. Rajiv's mother, the late Krishna Kapoor, was Uma's elder sister.

 

Anil Ambani arrives to offer his condolences. 

 

As does Anu Malik.

 

And Raza Murad.

 

Sanjay Kapoor, who is distantly related to Rajiv, arrives.

 

Rajiv Kapoor had recently returned to acting and completed the shoot for Ashutosh Gowariker's home production, Toolsidas Junior.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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