Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor yet to undergo a bone marrow transplant after being declared cancer-free

Recently, Rishi Kapoor's close friend, Rahul Rawail, revealed that the veteran actor is recovering fast and is now cancer-free and in a recent interview, the actor discussed his year long battle with illness

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Senior Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor, who is now cancer-free after undergoing treatment in New York, USA, has revealed that he is yet to undergo a bone marrow transplant and won’t be able to return to India at least for another couple of months. 

In a recent interview, he spoke about his fight with the disease and how his family wife Neetu Kapoor and kids Ranbir Kapoor and Ridhima Kapoor - rallied around him during the time. Filmmaker Rahul Rawail recently confirmed that Rishi is cancer-free now.

In September 2018, Rishi Kapoor took to social media to announce that he was going to the US for some medical treatment without disclosing his disease. He wrote, "Hello all! I am taking a short leave of absence from work to go to America for some medical treatment. I urge my well-wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. It’s been 45 years plus of wear and tear at the movies. With your love and good wishes, I will be back soon!"

Speaking to Deccan Chronicle in an interview, Rishi said, “Neetu has stood by me like a rock. Otherwise I am too difficult a person to handle as far as food and drink are concerned.My kids Ranbir and Riddhima have really shouldered my problems.”

He also said the experience has taught him the importance of patience: “A person like me who has never had patience, this is God’s way to teach me patience. Getting well is a slow procedure. But it makes you grateful for the gift of life.”

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