Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actress Neetu Singh penned a heartfelt post for her late husband Rishi Kapoor on his 69th birth anniversary. Singh shared a long note on her official Instagram handle, stating that she learnt a lot from Kapoor during their ‘traumatic years’ in New York. The couple jetted off to the US after Rishi was diagnosed with cancer.
Neetu revealed that she and Rishi would celebrate together when his blood counts were high. The ‘Kabhi Kabhi’ actress said that they shared ‘wonderful moments’, hoping that Rishi’s health would get better in the next round of chemotherapy.
Singh said that her husband taught her ‘hope’ during their stay in New York. “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,” she wrote.
“I can picture him how excited he would have been for his 69th birthday !! I’m sure he is celebrating with his family up there. Happy birthday Kapoor Saab,” Neetu added. She posted a throwback snap with Rishi along with her note.
Neetu and Rishi flashed their smiles while striking a pose for the camera. Check out her post!
Riddhima Kapoor Sahni also shared a priceless throwback picture on social media to remember Rishi on his birth anniversary. “Hi Papa… We celebrate you everyday! We miss you & we love you! Heaven’s brightest shining star! Happy birthday! Love you to the stars & beyond …. Always …forever Mushk,” she wrote.
On the professional front, Neetu Singh will make her comeback to Hindi cinema with Karan Johar’s ‘Jug Jugg Jeeyo’. The comedy drama, which is being directed by Raaj Mehta, also stars Varun Dhawan, Anil Kapoor and Kiara Advani.