Actor Rajiv Kapoor, younger brother of Rishi Kapoor, passes away

The actor suffered a heart attack at his residence in Chembur.

Bollywood actor Rajiv Kapoor, the younger brother of late Rishi Kapoor, has died at the age of 58 on Tuesday.

The news was disclosed by Neetu Kapooras she posted a photo of the actor on social media and wrote: "RIP."

Rajiv, who was also a film producer and director, was the youngest son of the legendary Raj Kapoor, and the brother of Randhir Kapoor and Rishi.

The Ram Teri Ganga Maili actor suffered a heart attack at his residence in Chembur following which he was rushed to Inlaks Hospital. He was declared dead at the hospital, news agency ANI reported.

Rajiv, who made his debut in Bollywood with the 1983 film Ek Jaan Hain Hum, was best known for the 1985 blockbuster Ram Teri Ganga Maili.

He was last seen in Zimmedaar. He also acted in films like Mera Saathi and Hum To Chale Pardes , among others. The actor, known by the nickname "Chimpu", turned a film producer with the 1991 film Henna starring Rishi Kapoor. He also backed other home productions like Prem Granth and Aa Ab Laut Chalen.

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