Rishi Kapoor Says He Caught an Infection Due Delhi’s Pollution

Rishi Kapoor says all is well, he is back in Mumbai.

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Rishi Kapoor is now back in Mumbai.
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Putting all rumours to rest actor Rishi Kapoor tweeted that he’s fine and back in Mumbai. There was news about a relapse in the actor’s health after reports of him being hospitalised in Delhi came out on Sunday evening. However, Kapoor announced on Twitter that he had only caught an infection because of the pollution in Delhi. He also said that the infection is being cured and that he’s back in Mumbai and looks forward to entertaining all his fans soon.

Rishi Kapoor’s tweet reads:
Dear family,friends,foes and followers. I have been overwhelmed by all your concern about my health.Thank you. I have been filming in Delhi past 18 days and because of the Pollution and my low count of neutrophils, I caught an infection whereby I had to be hospitalized. I was running a slight fever and on investigation,Dr.s found a patch which could have lead to pneumonia,was detected and is being cured. People seem to have assumed a lot different. I put to rest all those stories and look forward to entertain and love you. I am now in Mumbai.

On Sunday, there were reports that actor Rishi Kapoor has been hospitalised in Delhi. The actor was said to have been shooting for a film in the capital city and was also scheduled to be a part of his nephew Armaan Jain’s wedding celebrations in Delhi. Rishi along with wife Neetu Singh, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were also supposed to be a part of Armaan Jain and Anissa Malhotra’s pre-wedding mehendi ceremony as well on 1 February, but were missing from the function.

According to sources, Rishi Kapoor fell ill and it was initially thought to be viral fever but was then feared to be a relapse. The actor had returned to India in September 2019 after spending almost a year in New York where he was under treatment for cancer.

Rishi Kapoor’s hospitalisation comes just days after the announcement of his next big film, a remake of the Hollywood hit, The Intern. Kapoor is to co-star with Deepika Padukone in the film which originally featured Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway.

We wish Rishi Kapoor a speedy recovery.

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