Earlier this afternoon (February 9), popular Bollywood actor Rajiv Kapoor oasseand the news has shocked several celebrities from the film industry. Rajiv Kapoor's demise is indeed an unfortunate loss to the Indian film fraternity. According to reports, Rajiv Kapoor suffered a cardiac arrest and he was immediately rushed to hospital where he was declared to be dead. Rajiv Kapoor's brother, Randhir Kapoor, confirmed the news through a statement that read, "I have lost my youngest brother, Rajiv. He is no more. The doctors tried their best but could not save him. I am at the hospital, waiting for his body". As soon as his death was confirmed, Rajiv's family members like Kareena Kapoor and others immediately arrived at the hospital and they were seen emotionally broken. 

Rajiv Kapoor is best known for his performance in the Hindi film Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985), directed by his father Raj Kapoor. Some of Rajiv Kapoor's other notable films as an actor include Aasmaan, Mera Saathi, Zabardast, Lover Boy, Angaarey, Zalzala, Hum To Chale Pardes, Naag Nagin, and Zimmedaaar. Later, Rajiv Kapoor made his debut as a director with Prem Granth, which starred Rishi Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit in the lead roles. Rajiv Kapoor was fondly called and knowns as Chimpu. Rajiv Kapoor is the youngest son of Raj Kapoor and he is the brother of Randhir Kapoor and late actor, Rishi Kapoor.

Actress Khushbu Sundar who shares a good friendship with Rajiv Kapoor took to her Twitter page to mourn his demise. Khushbu tweeted, "I am shell shocked. You cannot go so soon Chimpu. I am devastated. I walk tall, I wear white polish on my toes, I speak with confidence bcoz you taught me to do so. Come back Chimpu.. #RIP My dearest friend.". Similarly, producer Boney Kapoor also expressed his grief over Rajiv Kapoor's death. "Shocked n Devastated on #RajivKapoor passing away. Seen you grow up. Condolences to the entire family. RIP #RajivKapoor", Boney tweeted.

The fans are sharing their condolence messages on social media and let us pray for the departed soul to rest in peace. Rajiv Kapoor was 58 years old when he breathed his last.