Vidya Balan hospitalised for suspected kidney stones

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Dec 31, 2015 07:51 IST
Vidya Balan was going on a holiday trip with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur when she suffered from a shooting back pain. She had to be deplaned and taken to a clinic at the Mumbai airport. In this file photo from November 29, Vidya is spotted during the shoot of TE3E, in Kolkata. (Photo by Prateek Choudhury/Hindustan Times)

Bollywood actor Vidya Balan has been admitted to a Mumbai hospital for a suspected kidney stones.

“Vidya is currently in expert hands at Hinduja Hospital and is well on her way to recovery,” Vidya’s spokesperson said in a statement on Wednesday.

Siddharth Roy Kapur brought the Kahaani star to the hospital on Tuesday after she suffered from shooting pain in her back while on board a flight taxiing for take-off, the statement added. The couple had planned to ring in the New Year and Vidya’s birthday at an undisclosed location abroad.

Vidya Balan, who is working on her next TE3N, with Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, was on a break from the shoot. (PTI)

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The pain was severe and paramedics were called aboard following which Vidya and Siddharth were deplaned. She was taken to a clinic at the airport for examination, it said. “Vidya’s temperature had suddenly shot up for which she was treated. Soon after, they took a flight back to Mumbai. Upon return, Siddharth got her admitted to the Khar Hinduja Hospital. A few tests later, it seems like it could be a kidney stone,” the statement added.

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