Rishi Kapoor was cremated at the Chandanwadi crematorium in south Mumbai on Thursday afternoon.
His body was brought to the crematorium in an ambulance at around 3.45 pm directly from the hospital amid tight police security due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Touching scenes from the funeral:
Neetu Kapoor breaks down as her sister-in-law Rima Jain and Alia Bhatt console her.
Ranbir Kapoor performs the last rites.
His elder sister Riddhima, who lives in New Delhi, could not attend the funeral. The Delhi police has granted permission to Riddhima, her husband Bharat Sahni, daughter Samara and relatives Akshay Sahni and Drigalakshmi Rai to travel to Mumbai for the post-funeral rituals.
Abhishek Bachchan, whose sister is married to Rishi Kapoor’s eldest nephew Nikhil Nanda, his elder sister Ritu Nanda’s son. Ritu Nanda, Raj Kapoor’s eldest child, died of cancer a few weeks ago.
Kareena Kapoor Khan with her father Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor’s older brother, and husband Saif Ali Khan.
Armaan Jain, Rishi Kapoor’s nephew. Armaan’s mother Rima Jain is Rishi Kapoor’s younger sister.
The family arrives at the crematorium.
Kareena and Saif arrive at Chandanwadi.
Businessman Anil Ambani.
Kunal Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor’s cousin, with his son Zahan.
The media and security at the funeral.
Rajeev Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor’s youngest brother.
Photographs: Sahil Salve, Pradeep Bandekar