Popular Hindi television actor Abhishek Nigam, who played a key role in Bollywood superstar Arjun Kapoor's Panipat (2019), has been undergoing treatment at a private hospital owing to his frail health. In that light, the actor's brother Siddharth Nigam, who was recently seen in Salman Khan's Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, has now shared an important health update informing fans that Abhishek has not been infected with dengue or malaria adding that it was only a viral infection while assuring that he is on the road to recovery. Taking to social media, Siddharth shared a picture of his sibling Abhishek resting on a hospital bed, while also extending his gratitude for the concerned messages that have flooded their social media pages.
Taking to his Instagram Stories, Siddharth explained, "Hey Abhishekians and his well-wishers, Don't worry, it's just a viral infection, not dengue or malaria. *Touch wood*! Thanks for your prayers; he will recover soon. And yes, viral infections are everywhere, so take care of yourself too. Stay safe and healthy! Pray for your speedy recovery (sic)". Earlier in the day, Abhishek began reposting Instagram Stories shared by his friends after they visited him at the hospital while also sharing a picture of himself. The Panipat actor wrote, "Had a good and peaceful sleep after three days! And woke up without pain. So for me today's morning is actually a good morning (sic)".
Apart from appearing in a pivotal role in Arjun Kapoor's Panipat, Abhishek Nigam was also seen in the hit Hindi television series Ali Baba: Ek Andaz Andekha Chapter 2 replacing Sheezan Khan, while also featuring in shows like Jab We Matched, Hero – Gayab Mode On, and Akbar Rakht Se Takht Ka Safar to name a notable few. Siddharth Nigam, on the other hand, has appeared on shows like Baalveer Returns and Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga in important roles, while making his Bollywood debut in Salman Khan's Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan.