Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor hospitalised in Mumbai

Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor hospitalised in Mumbai

Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor is not keeping well and has been admitted to a city hospital in Mumbai, his elder brother Randhir Kapoor said.

The 67-year-old actor was taken to H N Reliance hospital by his family on Wednesday morning and is in the ICU.

He had last year underwent treatment in the United States.

"He is in the hospital. He is suffering from cancer and he has some breathing problem, so he has been admitted to the hospital. He is stable now," Randhir told PTI.

The actor returned to India last September after undergoing treatment for cancer in the US for almost a year.

In February, Kapoor was hospitalised twice due to his health issues.

He was first admitted to a hospital in Delhi where he was attending a family function. At the time, Kapoor had said that he was suffering from an "infection".

After his return to Mumbai, he was again admitted to a hospital with viral fever. He was discharged soon after.

Kapoor, who has been quite active on social media, hasn't posted anything on his Twitter account since April 2.

The actor recently announced his next project, a remake of Hollywood film "The Intern", also featuring Deepika Padukone. 

The 67-year-old actor is a pillar of the Kapoor khandaan. He is the second son of actor-film director Raj Kapoor and his wife Krishna Raj Kapoor. He is also the grandson of actor Prithviraj Kapoor. His son Ranbir Kapoor, too is an actor and youth icon.