Among the many tributes and condolence messages pouring in was a heartfelt one from his daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni on her Instagram page.
Against a dad-daughter selfie she posted on her page, she wrote, “Papa I love you I will always love you — RIP my strongest warrior I will miss you everyday I will miss your FaceTime calls everyday! I wish I could be there to say goodbye to you ! Until we meet again papa I love you — your Mushk forever ???? (sic).”
Riddhima, who’s a jewellery designer based in New Delhi, living with her industrialist husband Bharat Sahni and daughter, also posted several Insta Stories, each with heart-wrenching captions. In one where she can be seen smiling and posing with her dad and mum Neetu Singh, the caption reads, “I miss you already Come back na Papa (sic).”
Against another pic of the three of them dressed in traditional ethnics, she writes, “Wish I could be there to say goodbye to you papa (sic).”
As per sources, Riddhima applied for permission to travel to Mumbai on Wednesday night, in keeping with the lockdown protocols. According to a senior police official, she has been given the necessary permissions. Riddhima is expected to complete the over 1,400-km by-road journey from Delhi to Mumbai in about 18 hours.