He suffered a massive heart attack, following which Randhir Kapoor rushed him to Inlaks Hospital, which was the closest medical facility available in Chembur. The doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor and sister in law Neetu Kapoor took to their respective social media profiles and condole the demise of veteran actor and filmmaker.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor tweeted, “Sad to hear of the passing away of Rajiv Kapoor! Deepest condolences to the family! May his soul rest in peace”
Sister in law, Neetu Kapoor took to her social media profile and shared a picture of Rajiv, and wrote, “RIP”
Rajiv Kapoor is known for his performance in ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ (1985) and ‘Ek Jaan Hain Hum’ (1983). He was also the director of ‘Prem Granth’, which starred Rishi Kapoor in the lead.
He acted in several other films with the most notable being Aasmaan (1984), Lover Boy (1985), Zabardast (1985), and Hum To Chale Pardes (1988). He made his last film appearance in Zimmedaar in 1990 after which he turned to producing and directing.