Rishi Kapoor discharged from Delhi hospital, says he was 'treated for a patch' which could've led to 'pneumonia'
Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Tuesday said he was back home after being discharged from a Delhi hospital for 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.
Here are his tweets
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. (1).....
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) February 4, 2020
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. — Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) February 4, 2020
Kapoor 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.
Last week amid reports of hospitalisation, the actor told Press Trust of India 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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Updated Date: Feb 04, 2020 11:15:15 IST