Rajesh Khanna likely to be discharged soon

  • IANS, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Jul 16, 2012 12:15 IST

Veteran Indian Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna (C), flanked by his wife Dimple Kapadia (R) and son in-law Akshay Kumar (L), wave to well-wishers gathered outside his Ashirwad bungalow in Mumbai on June 21, 2012. (AFP)

Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna, who was again admitted to the Lilavati Hospital Saturday evening after he felt weak, is recovering and is likely to get discharged on Tuesday.

"Rajesh Khanna is fine now. He should get discharged by day after tomorrow (Tuesday)," a source close to the family told IANS. "His family members are with him. (Estranged wife) Dimple Kapadia and Rinki are in hospital with him and Twinkle came to see him today (Sunday) afternoon," added the source.

Khanna was admitted to Lilavati Hospital June 23 and spent two weeks there. The actor has been battling health issues since April l when he was admitted due to weakness and fatigue and was discharged in three to four days.

Fondly known as Kaka, Khanna, who featured in hits like Aaradhana and Amar Prem in the 1970s, was out of limelight for many years. He recently acted in an advertisement.

He married Dimple in 1973. They separated in 1984.

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