There were reports that the 67-year-old actor, who was in the capital to attend a family function, was admitted to a hospital.
In a series of tweets, Kapoor said he had caught an infection due to "pollution" while shooting in the city. He also thanked his well-wishers for their concern.
"Dear family, friends, foes and followers. I have been overwhelmed by all your concern about my health. Thank you. I have been filming in Delhi past 18 days and because of the pollution and my low count of neutrophils, I caught an infection whereby I had to be hospitalized," the actor wrote on the microblogging site.
Dear family,friends,foes and followers. I have been overwhelmed by all your concern about my health.Thank you. I ha… https://t.co/66Ztd5Zl9m— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) 1580784782000
Kapoor, who is under treatment, said he decided to issue a clarification as "people seem to have assumed a lot different".
"I was running a slight fever and on investigation, doctors found a patch which could have led to pneumonia, was detected and is being cured. People seem to have assumed a lot different. I put to rest all those stories and look forward to entertain and love you. I am now in Mumbai," he continued.
I was running a slight fever and on investigation,Dr.s found a patch which could have lead to pneumonia,was detecte… https://t.co/FZ3RKGAMOF— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) 1580785805000
Last week amid reports of hospitalisation, the actor told PTI he was being treated for an "infection".
Kapoor recently announced his next project, a remake of Hollywood film 'The Intern', in which he will feature alongside Deepika Padukone.
Kapoors, Bachchans Bid Tearful Goodbye To Ritu Nanda
Ritu Nanda, the daughter of Bollywood showman Raj Kapoor, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday. The 71-year-old, who was married to the late Escorts patriarch Rajan Nanda, had been battling cancer.
Bollywood's Kapoors and Bachchans flew down to Delhi to join the Nandas for her last rites that were held in the city.
In Pic (Clockwise from top left): Nikhil, Natasha and Agstya Nanda, Rishi and Riddhima Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan with niece Navya, Big B at the funeral.
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