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Amitabh Bachchan's surgery successful

Agencies  New Delhi, February 11, 2012
First Published: 13:39 IST(11/2/2012) | Last Updated: 15:02 IST(11/2/2012)

Amitabh Bahchan's abdominal surgery was performed successfully at the Seven Hills hospital in suburban Andheri. "Thank you all for your wishes and prayers. The surgery went off well and dad is now in the room resting," tweeted son Abhishek Bachchan.

"Amitabh Bachchan undergoing abdominal surgery, doctors say his condition is stable," Star News had tweeted.

On February 9, Bachchan had revealed about the operation on his blog. The actor had said he will get a CT scan done on Friday, but did not reveal the hospital he will be treated at.

"Ok in hospital and ready to get some investigations, before they allow me to sleep," Bachchan wrote on his blog.

Seven Hills is the same hospital where his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan delivered a baby girl last year.

Big B, who has a history of stomach ailments, had written on his blog, "A surgery that I shall be undergoing on the 11th morning and the surgery they say is not too complicated."

He had suffered a near fatal intestinal injury while filming a fight scene in 1982 movie 'Coolie' following which he remained in hospital for months.

Amitabh Bachchan in a still from the film Aarakshan


"My stomach which has already been the bed of many complicated battles in the past, shall have to entertain this as well," Bachchan said.

The veteran also thanked his well wishers and fans ahead of the surgery on his blog early this morning.

"I wish to thank all those that have most graciously sent in their concern and greetings for a speedy recovery. Your prayers shall go a long way in bringing me back to normal and for this I am always eternally grateful," he wrote.

With inputs from PTI
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