Actor-turned-politician Mithun Chakraborty who was admitted to a private hospital last Saturday has been diagnosed with an Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke) of the brain. This was communicated by an official statement issued by a private hospital where he is currently hospitalized.
Chakraborty was admitted to the Emergency Department of Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals in Kolkata in the morning hours on Saturday after he complained of severe chest pain. The 73-year-old superstar underwent an MRI and other tests. He developed minor speech difficulty and his right-hand movement was also affected.
Mithun Chakraborty was transferred from ICU to a cabin to ensure further care. An official statement by the hospital state that the National Award-winning actor has been diagnosed with an Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke) of the brain.
Team Of Specialists Evaluating His Health
Currently, he is being further evaluated by a team of doctors including a neuro-physician, cardiologist, and a gastroenterologist, the hospital said.
“Shri Mithun Chakraborty (73), a 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 a soft diet. Shri Chakraborty is being further evaluated by a team of doctors including a neuro-physician, cardiologist, and a gastroenterologist,” states the hospital’s official statement.
Named As Recipient Of Padma Bhusan 2024
Mithun Chakraborty was recently named a recipient of the Padma Bhushan Awardees 2024. He has acted in over 25 films in Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Bhojpuri, and Tamil and other regional languages and was the reigning heartthrob of millions of film-lovers in the 80s.He continues to act selectively and was recently seen on regional television as one of the celebrity judges of the reality show, Dance Bangla Dance.