Actor Rio Kapadia, Known for “Made in Heaven,” Passes Away

Renowned Actor Rio Kapadia, Recognized for Roles in Films such as “Chak De India” and “Happy New Year,” Passes Away at 66

On Thursday, actor Rio Kapadia, best known for his appearances in movies like “Chak De India,” “Happy New Year,” and “Mardaani,” among others, succumbed to a prolonged battle with cancer. He was 66 years old.

Rio Kapadia’s final rites are scheduled to take place on Friday in Goregaon, Mumbai.

In addition to his notable film roles, Rio Kapadia was most recently seen in the Amazon Prime Video series “Made in Heaven” Season 2, where he portrayed Mrunal Thakur’s father.

Throughout his career, he made significant contributions to both the big and small screens. His filmography includes memorable roles in movies such as “Chak De India,” where he portrayed a commentator, “Happy New Year,” “Khuda Hafiz,” and “Dil Chahta Hai.”

Rio Kapadia was also a familiar face on television, with appearances in TV shows like “Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke,” “Kutumb,” “Judwa Raja,” and “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi,” among others.

Beyond his acting career, Rio Kapadia was a skilled sketch artist, often sharing glimpses of his artistry on social media. He created sketches of iconic figures like the late actors Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, and Jaya Bachchan, as well as Rishi Kapoor, Sridevi, and Madhuri Dixit.

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