Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor shocked everyone when announced that he was leaving the city due to medical reasons and also requested his fans not to speculate anything. However, rumoured started doing the rounds that he is suffering from cancer and his absence from mother Krishna Raj Kapoor’s funeral added fuel to the fire. Lately, Neetu Kapoor shared a family picture on New Year but it was her cryptic caption that left fans worried. She wrote, “Cancer should only be a zodiac sign”. Now, Randhir Kapoor brushed the rumours away stating that his brother is doing well.
In an interview to Hindustan Times, the actor stated that his brother is recovering which is visible in the pictures adding that he will be back to the city soon. Randhir said, “I don’t know much about it but this much I can tell you that Rishi is doing well. Let people say whatever they want to. That he is doing is well is evident from the photo that I, too, have seen. He is having a good time with everyone and has stepped out to enjoy a good meal. He will soon be coming back to India. We are looking forward to that right now.”
Rishi and Neetu celebrated New Year with their kids Riddhima and Ranbir. Alia Bhatt also joined them. Sharing a picture, Neetu wrote, ““Happy 2019 no resolutions only wishes this year !!! Less pollution traffic!! Hope in future cancer is only a zodiac sign!!! No hatred less poverty loads of love togetherness happiness n most imp. Good health.”
So far, the Kapoor family has not spoken about the nature of Rishi’s ailment.
Earlier, the veteran actor’s grey hair raised many questions. He put rumours to rest by tweeting about it. Rishi wrote, “This is to dispel all notions and wrong speculations of my hair turning grey/white overnight. My hair was dyed by Awan Contractor for a film produced by Honey Trehan and Sony pictures directed by Hitesh Bhatia. The film is untitled. Trust this clears the air.”
On a related note, he was last seen in Mulk and Rajma Chawal.