A leaked video of the late actor Rishi Kapoor as he fought for life in his last hours in the ICU, has angered Bollywood celebrities including Arjun Kapoor, Karan Wahi, Mini Mathur and more. And now, the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has raised a protest against the hospital where the veteran star was admitted. The association has also sent a letter to the hospital regarding the same.
The subject of the letter read, “i. Clandestine Video Footage of dying moments of late Mr Rishi Kapoor
ii. Repetition of a similar incident of video footage of the dying moment of Mr Vinod Khanna”
Ashoke Pandit who shared the letter on his Twitter with a caption, “@fwice_mum raises protest over viral video of #RishiKapoor ji in ICU at HN hospital. The video is unethical -without permission &violates fundamental right to live with dignity-privacy of a legend who lived a glorious & dignified life& loved, regarded, held in high esteem by all.”
Rishi Kapoor breathed his last at HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on Thursday. He was battling cancer since 2018.
The Hospital has also released a statement which read, “It has come to our attention that a video of one of our patients is surfacing on digital media platforms. At Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital, patient confidentiality and privacy is of utmost importance to us and we strongly condemn such actions. The hospital management is investigating the incident and strict action will be taken against the perpetrators.”