#BOLLYWOOD: Amitabh Bachchan has reportedly been admitted in Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital for a liver problem.
According to Times of India, the actor was rushed to the hospital at 2 am on 15 October and has been in the hospital ever since. Apparently, Big B is undergoing treatment for his liver ailment. The megastar has been isolated in a special room for the past three days and only his family has been visiting him frequently since then.
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Bachchan has already lost 75% of his liver function after he contracted Hepatitis B virus while undergoing treatment for his accident in 1982.
On the big screen, he was last seen in Sujoy Ghosh’s ‘Badla’.
Amitabh Bachchan is currently working on popular television quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati. On the big screen, he was last seen in Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla. His upcoming projects include Gulaabo Sitabo, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, and Brahamastra, starring real-life couple Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor.
On 24 October, the legendary actor was “unanimously selected” for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his immense contribution to cinema. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest honour given in the field of cinematic art.
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar, announced the same on Twitter. “The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest Congratulations to him,” he wrote.
Bachchan posted a reaction to the announcement past midnight around 1.53 am on Twitter.
He wrote, “There is a paucity of words searching a response .. for the generosity of words that pour in .. I am but deeply grateful and most humbled .. my sincerest gratitude ..”
Amitabh Bachchan made his debut with Saat Hindustani in 1969. In the last five decades, he has starred in over 200 films.