Rishi Kapoor thanks celebs for attending Vinod Khanna’s prayer meet
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Rishi Kapoor thanks celebs for attending Vinod Khanna’s prayer meet

Rishi Kapoor, who was angry at the younger generation of actors for not showing up at Vinod Khanna’s funeral, has said thanks to the celebs for showing up on his prater meet.

bollywood Updated: May 04, 2017 20:22 IST
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Rishi Kapoor during Vinod Khanna's funeral at Worli cremation in Mumbai, India, on Thrusday, April 27, 2017. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has thanked all the Bollywood celebrities, who attended the prayer meet of Vinod Khanna on Wednesday.

Khanna died at the age of 70 on April 27 after battling cancer.

Several Bollywood stars including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Sonakshi Sinha, Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Arbaaz Khan, Tabu, Kiran Rao, Madhuri Dixit, Hema Malini, Sridevi, Boney Kapoor among others had attended the prayer meet.

“Thank you my film brethren for your solidarity shown towards the Khanna family. Hum mein ab bhi insaniyat baaki hai (there is still humanity left in us) Love you all,” Rishi posted.

Actor Sonakshi Sinha with mother Poonam Sinha. (PTI)

Among the young actors Athiya Shetty, Sooraj Pancholi, Kiara Advani, Mustafa and Naseeruddin Shah’s son Vivan were also present.

Actor Amir Khan (R) with his wife and producer Kiran Rao Khan. (AFP)

Earlier, Rishi had slammed the “actors of this generation” for their absence at Khanna’s funeral.

Actor Abhishek Bachchan (L) walks with actor wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. (AFP)

Kapoor, 64, who worked with Khanna in films like Amar Akbar Anthony and Chandni, described the absence of the young generation of stars at the cremation as “shameful”.

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First Published: May 04, 2017 20:22 IST