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Rishi Kapoor Discharged From Hospital, Thanks ‘Family, Friends, Foes And Followers’

Rishi Kapoor On Tuesday Said He Was Back Home After Being Discharged From A Delhi Hospital Where He Was Diagnosed With A "patch Which Could Have Led To Pneumonia".

PTI | Updated on: 04 Feb 2020, 11:27:55 AM
Rishi Kapoor Discharged From Hospital

Rishi Kapoor Discharged From Hospital (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Mumbai :

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Tuesday said he was back home after being discharged from a Delhi hospital where he was diagnosed with a "patch which could have led to pneumonia". There were reports that the 67-year-old actor, who was in the capital to attend a family function, was admitted to a hospital.

In a series of tweets, Kapoor said he had caught an infection due to "pollution" while shooting in the city. He also thanked his well-wishers for their concern.

"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," the actor wrote on the microblogging site.

Rishi Kapoor, who is under treatment, said he decided to issue a clarification as "people seem to have assumed a lot different".

The actor returned to India last September after undergoing treatment for cancer in the US for almost a year.  

"I was running a slight fever and on investigation, doctors found a patch which could have led 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," he continued.

Last week amid reports of hospitalisation, the actor told PTI he was being treated for an "infection".

Kapoor recently announced his next project, a remake of Hollywood film "The Intern", in which he will feature alongside Deepika Padukone.

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First Published : 04 Feb 2020, 11:27:05 AM

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