Sanjay Dutt Announces Break From Work Following Health Scare

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Indian actor Sanjay Dutt has been discharged from Lilavati hospital, announces a break from acting following a recent health scare, read more here:

Indian actor Sanjay Dutt was seen returning to his residence after being discharged from Lilavati hospital. The Bollywood veteran was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of the Mumbai hospital on August 8 after experiencing breathing issues and chest discomfort. The actor was seen wearing a mask and waving to photographers as they asked him about his health.

According to his physician Dr Jalil Parkar, Sanjay Dutt’s oxygen saturation level had dipped below normal. Earlier, it was being presumed that the actor might be COVID-19 positive however, his reports came in negative.

Dutt had earlier shared on Twitter, “Just wanted to assure everyone that I’m doing well. I’m currently under medical observation & my COVID-19 report is negative. With the help & care of the doctors, nurses & staff at Lilavati hospital, I should be home in a day or two. Thank you for your well wishes & blessings.”

The 61-year-old actor, who was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital over the weekend, requested well-wishers not to worry or speculate. Sharing his decision in a tweet, Dutt said that he would be “back soon”.

On the work front, Sanjay Dutt is awaiting the release of Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2, which will premiere on Disney Plus Hotstar on August 28. He also has the highly anticipated KGF: Chapter 2 in his kitty. 

Source inputs: Indian Express | Economic Times

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