Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor at Asin Thottumkal's birthday partyVarinder Chawla

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has been discharged from the hospital where he was admitted after suffering from malaria, said a source.

The 62-year-old was hospitalised on Wednesday at the Lilavati hospital, and he was discharged Thursday night.

"Rishi Kapoor is absolutely fine now and he got discharged last night (Thursday night)," a source close to the family old IANS.

"Rishi Kapoor was hospitalised on 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 Thursday itself," the source told IANS.

The "Bobby" and "Karz" fame actor, 62, was recently seen in "Do Dooni Chaar" and "Student of the Year".