Rishi Kapoor hospitalized, brother Randhir confirms he is not well
On Wednesday, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai. His brother Randhir Kapoor confirmed the news, and said, "He is hospitalized. Neetu is by his side. He is not well." The reason for his hospitalization remains unknown. For the unversed, Rishi was diagnosed with cancer in 2018, and had spent 11 months in New York for his treatment.
Randhir confirms there is no emergency
When asked if there was any emergency, Randhir said, "He was not keeping well and had some problem, so we admitted him early this morning. Had there been an emergency, I would also have been at the hospital."
He was admitted to a hospital in February too
As is usually the case with cancer survivors, Rishi's health has been fragile. Even in February, he was admitted to a hospital in Delhi. At the time, he had revealed that he had caught an infection, because of Delhi's pollution and his low count of neutrophils (white blood cells). Separately, on the work front, he was last seen on the silver screen in mystery thriller film The Body (2019).
Earlier on Wednesday, actor Irrfan Khan passed away
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, these are some real resting times for the whole world. Earlier in the day, Irrfan Khan, Bollywood's celebrated actor, passed away due to colon infection, a day after he was admitted to the ICU unit of Kokilaben Hospital. In 2018, he was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumor. Meanwhile, India has recorded over 31,800 cases of COVID-19 with almost 1,000 deaths