Mumbai, Sep 30 (PTI) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor Saturday said he was leaving for the US to seek medical treatment and will be away from work for some time. Also Read - Amid Lockdown, Demand For OTT Content, Education, Fitness Apps Spike in India

The 66-year-old actor took to Twitter to share the news, saying after facing over four decades of “wear and tear” in the showbiz, the check-up was a much needed engagement. Also Read - Netflix to Let Parents Take Greater Control of What Kids Watch

“I am taking a short leave of absence from work to go to America for some medical treatment… It’s been 45 years ‘plus’ of wear and tear at the movies,” Kapoor wrote. Also Read - New York Leads Coronavirus Death Toll With 731 Fatalties in 24 Hours

The “Mulk” star urged well-wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate.

“With your love and good wishes, I will be back soon,” he added.

On the work front, Kapoor’s “Rajma Chawal” is set to start streaming worldwide on Netflix from November 30.

The actor will soon reunite with longtime co-star Juhi Chawla for a family comedy.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.