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Yash Chopra down with dengue; admitted to Lilavati hospital

PTI  Mumbai, October 14, 2012
First Published: 11:51 IST(14/10/2012) | Last Updated: 13:32 IST(14/10/2012)

Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra has been admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra in Mumbai after being diagnosed with dengue, sources said on Sunday.

"Mr Yash Chopra was admitted to hospital yesterday after being diagnosed with an attack of dengue. He has been kept under observation. He is feeling much better and should be home soon," a spokesperson of Yash Raj Films said in a statement.

The 80-year-old filmmaker had announced his retirement from film direction last month.

He is looking forward to the release of his latest directorial venture Jab Tak Hai Jaan that stars Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in the lead.

The film is set to hit the screens on November 13.

Chopra has given several hits in his more than five decade old career like Deewar, Kabhie Kabhie, Trishul, Silsila, Chandni and Veer Zaara.





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