Rishi Kapoor Addresses Speculation Around His Health, Says, “Pollution Got Me I Guess”


In September 2018, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor took a break from work to fly to the US for medical treatment. After 8 months of battling cancer, he announced that he was in remission much to the relief of his multitude of fans.

According to NDTV, when the 67-year-old actor was in the capital for a shoot, reports of him getting hospitalized over the weekend surfaced online. There was speculation that his cancer had relapsed.

The rumours further gained fuel when the family was conspicuous by their absence at Armaan Jain’s pre-wedding festivities and Ranbir Kapoor flew to Delhi on Saturday, reports Hindustan Times.

Mumbai Mirror quoted the superstar clarifying, “I have had an infection which I am getting treated. Nothing dramatic. Pollution got me I guess.”

He also shared two tweets for his fans dispelling the conjecture around his health.

People tweeted get well soon messages and expressed excitement over Rishi Kapoor’s upcoming project with Deepika Padukone which is to be a remake of ‘The Intern’.

We wish you a full and speedy recovery, sir. See you at the movies super soon!

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