Earlier in the day, it was reported that Mithun Chakraborty was rushed to the hospital.
Mithun Chakraborty has been hospitalised. The actor-turned-politician was rushed to the Apollo Hospital’s emergency unit in Kolkata on Saturday, February 10. Reportedly, the actor was not feeling well following which he was taken to the hospital. Now in the latest update, the hospital where the legendary star is admitted has issued a medical bulletin, updating everyone on his condition.
The statement that was issued by Apollo Hospital on Saturday read, “Shri Mithun Chakraborty (73), National Award-winning actor, was brought to the Emergency Department of Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, around 9.40 am with complaints of weakness in the right upper and lower limbs. Necessary laboratory and radiology investigations were carried out including an MRI of the brain. He has been diagnosed with an Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke) of the brain. Presently, he is fully conscious, well-oriented and has consumed soft diet. Shri Chakraborty is being further evaluated by a team of doctors including a neuro-physician, cardiologist and a gastroenterologist.”
Only a few hours back, Mithun’s family shared an update on his health. Mithun’s elder son Mimoh told indianexpress.com, “He is 100% fine and it’s a routine check-up.”
Mithun Chakraborty has had an illustrious journey in the film industry since 1976 and has been the recipient of several prestigious honours including the National Award among others. He is known for films like Disco Dancer, Jung, Prem Pratigyaa, Pyar Jhukta Nahin and Mard among others.
Recently, Mithun was also named as one of the recipients of the Padma Bhushan Awardees 2024. The actor also reacted to his win via his son Namashi’s social media. “Bohot khushi, bohot anand, sab kuch mila ke ek aisi feeling hai jo main bayaan nahi kar sakta. Bohot takleefo ke baad jab itna bada sammaan milta hai toh uski feeling hi kuch aur hoti hai,” Mithun said.
“Sab ko thank you itna pyaar aur sammaan dene ke liye. Aur main iss award ko dedicate kar raha hoon mere saare fans ko, India aur world main. Jo bhi, jinhone bhi mujhe niswarth pyaar diya hai, mere well wishers ko, sab ke liye main yeh dedicate kar raha hoon. Thank you for giving me so much love and respect,” the actor added.
Meanwhile, Mithun Chakraborty’s mother Santirani Chakraborty also passed away in July 2023. Reportedly, the veteran actor’s mother breathed her last in Mumbai. Several reports claimed that she had been suffering from geriatric issues for quite some time. Mithun Chakraborty’s father Basantokumar Chakraborty also passed away in April 2020. He died at the age of 95 due to kidney failure.