Mosquito trouble: Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor's father Rishi Kapoor gets BMC notice

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Mumbai, Nov 2: Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued a notice to Bollywood veteran actor Rishi Kapoor who has been suffering from malaria and dengue.

Following the news that Rishi Kapoor has been suffering from malaria, BMC carried out an inspection at his bungalow and found a larvae breeding spot. The notice sent by BMC sought explanation from the 62-year-old actor about such 'negligence'.

Confirming the development, Dr Suhasini Nagda -- the BMC health director was quoted as saying, "We will issue notice to Rishi Kapoor, asking why criminal action should not be initiated against him."

Media report quoted BMC sources as saying, "We found aedes mosquito breeding spot in the feng shui plant kept in the garden."

"Feng shui plants are notorious spots for aedes mosquitoes to breed. We have been requesting people to ensure that the do's and don'ts are followed strictly because 85% of the breeding spots are found indoors." he added.

Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor's father was admitted to hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday, Oct 29. He was rushed to Lilavati Hospital.

Speaking about his health condition, a close source was quoted as saying, "Rishi Kapoor was hospitalised yesterday (Wednesday). Though it was suspected that he had dengue, nothing to worry. It's just malaria and he is absolutely fine now. He shall be discharged today (Thursday) itself."

A Lilavati Hospital spokesperson also had said that the actor was being treated for dengue and malaria, and his wife Neetu was quoted as saying that he was "getting better".

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