Apr 30, 2020, 04:40 PM IST
Mumbai. Evergreen actor Rishi Kapoor was cremated Thursday afternoon at the Chandanwadi crematorium. Sensing the threat of coronavirus infection, the Mumbai police allowed only 25 people to attend his funeral. Apart from Neetu Kapoor and Ranbir, Rishi Kapoor at Kareena Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, industrialists Anil Ambani, Alia Bhatt, Reema Jain, Manoj Jain, Honor Jain, Anisha Jain, Vimal Parikh, Dr. Tandon and Rahul Rawail at the cremation ground Was present to bid farewell to.
Daughter Riddhima could not even see the face for the last time
Rishi Kapoor’s daughter Riddhima could not attend his funeral. The Delhi Police has allowed him and four others along with him by road. According to reports, 39-year-old Riddhima had sought permission from the Union Home Ministry to fly from Delhi to Mumbai via chartered flight. If sources are to be believed, in response to this, they were told that only the Home Minister can approve air travel. However, his group of five men of choice were allowed to go by road. But another 1400 km from Delhi to Mumbai. is. In such a situation, it will take about 24 hours to reach them. She can reach Mumbai by Friday.
Last rites performed in just 10 minutes
Rishi Kapoor’s last rites were performed in just 10 minutes. Kapoor belonged to Bollywood’s first family and this is the first time that a member of this family was cremated in such a hurry.
Hence the chosen Chandanwadi crematorium
Chandanwadi crematorium for Rishi Kapoor’s funeral was chosen because HN is closest to Reliance Foundation Hospital. Formalities was followed by a funeral at the Electric Crematorium. Barricading of three levels was done here to follow social distancing. During this time, some of Rishi’s fans and media persons reached the crematorium. However, the police stopped them outside.
Appeal to follow lockdown
The Kapoor family said in its message, ‘In this hour of personal loss we also understand that the world is going through very difficult and troubled times. There are many restrictions on gathering in public. We would like to request all the fans and well-wishers of Rishi and family friends to respect the law.