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Amitabh Bachchan admitted to Lilavati hospital for routine check-up

Amitabh Bachchan, 75, is likely to undergo endoscopy before being discharged from the hospital.

bollywood Updated: Feb 09, 2018 21:22 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Amitabh Bachchan at a charity programme in Mumbai on Jan 28, 2018. (IANS)

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was admitted to Lilavati Hospital Bandra on Friday. Doctors said the cause of his admission was gastrointestinal complications, but it was routine of nature.

“He was admitted at around 6.30pm and is under the care of noted gastroenterologist Dr Jayant Barve,” said officials from the hospital. Bachchan had apparently visited the hospital for a routine check-up but since they had to administer an intravenous injection he was advised to be admitted.

Bachchan had returned from the shoot of Thugs of Hindostan, an upcoming period action-adventure film, written and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya. The actor had tweeted, “Just back from an all night shoot for TOH .. now to bed and slumber .. love,” Bachchan will be seen alongside Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif in the movie.

Amitabh Bachchan, 75, is likely to undergo endoscopy before being discharged from the hospital, a source told PTI.

First Published: Feb 09, 2018 21:19 IST