Ram Kapoor appreciates Amul's special tribute after father Anil (Billy) Kapoor's demise, calls dad a 'true legend'


Ram Kapoor lost his father, former ad guru Anil Kapoor, on April 12. He passed away at 71 after a battle with cancer. Anil Kapoor, who was formerly the chairperson of advertising agency FCB Ulka, worked closely with Amul for years.

On Thursday, Ram shared Amul's emotional tribute to his father along with a heart-wrenching note. "Truly speechless at the tribute that Amul has made for my father. You were a true legend dad. I miss you so much. Rest in peace," wrote Ram.


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Amul paid tribute to the late adman by posting a topical and wrote, "Tribute to one of the doyens of the Indian advertising industry". "You will always be part of our Famuly," read the poster.

Gautami Kapoor was also heartbroken as she posted an emotional note for her father-in-law on Instagram. She wrote, "Dad ... you live in our hearts forever ....... RIP ... to the strongest,toughest man I ever knew.. love you (sic)"

Anil Kapoor was fondly called Billy. His engagement with Amul started in 1988. It was during his time that Amul’s iconic tag line ‘Amul: The Taste of India’ was coined.

(Source: Instagram)