Randhir Kapoor Tests Positive for COVID-19: Kareena Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor’s father Randhir Kapoor were admitted to a leading hospital in Mumbai on April 28. The 74-year-old actor is being treated at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. Dr. Santosh Shetty, who has been treating the 74-year-old actor, told news agency PTI that Randhir Kapoor’s condition is “stable” and that there’s nothing to worry about. “He was admitted to the hospital last night for COVID-19 treatment. He remains stable, there’s nothing to worry about,” PTI quoted Dr. Santosh Shetty as saying.
Randhir’s younger brother Rishi Kapoor passed away on April 30, 2020 after a two-year long battle with leukemia. His second brother Rajiv Kapoor died after suffering a heart attack earlier this year in February.
Dr. Santosh Shetty, CEO and Executive Director of Kokilaben hospital, issued a statement to share an update about Kapoor’s health. He informed that the ‘Lafange’ star’s condition is stable.
“Veteran actor Mr. Randhir Kapoor was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani On Wednesday night for treatment of COVID-19. His condition is stable,” the statement read.
Randhir worked as a child artist in the 1950s in films like ‘Shri 420’ (1955) and ‘Do Ustad’ (1956). The ‘Haath Ki Safai’ actor made his debut as a leading hero in ‘Kal Aaj Kal’. The movie also starred his father Raj Kapoor and his grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor.
On a related note, several tinsel town celebs including Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal had tested positive for COVID-19 in recent times.