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Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan - Gone Too Soon

By Rinku Gupta Cinema lost two gems this week, both gone too soon. Just when fans were reeling under the shock of power house performer Irrfan Khan's sudden demise at 54, came news of the tragic loss of another actor.               Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor Irrfan's last release Angrezi Medium The very next day came  the shocking news of the demise of the charming,  vibrant, handsome Rishi Kapoor ( 67) grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor,  hailing from the first family of Hindi cinema.  Both losses felt extremely personal to people, who came out from across strata, age groups  and industries to express their grief and mourn the loss on social media.  While Irrfan rose from the ranks and by his sheer talent went on to become  an internationally acclaimed actor, Rishi Kapoor had worked across  decades, right from the Black and White era to the present. Starting off as a child actor, he later became the quintessential chocol