Was Admitted Last Saturday Complaining Of Chest Pain
Veteran superstar Mithun Chakraborty has been discharged from the private hospital in Kolkata where he was undergoing treatment on Monday afternoon. The senior actor who is also a BJP leader asserted that he was “absolutely fine” and would soon resume shooting for upcoming films. Mithun Chakraborty, 73, was admitted to a private hospital on last Saturday after he complained of severe chest pain.
He was moved to ICU for further care and underwent a series of clinical tests, including an MRI, a senior official of the medical facility said. A team of specialists was deputed to monitor his health condition.
Earlier in the day, senior doctors and therapists had reviewed his health condition.
Says He Is Feeling Absolutely Fine, Hopes To Start Working From Tomorrow If Possible
“There is actually no problem, I am absolutely fine. I have to keep control of my food habits. Let’s see; I may start working soon, maybe tomorrow,” the popular actor said as he walked out of hospital. He also said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had telephoned him on Sunday, and that he “got a scolding for not taking care of his health”.
BJP MP Dilip Ghosh and other senior state leaders from BJP had met him in hospital in the morning.
Chakraborty, who has been honoured with Padma Bhushan 2024, continues to be a popular actor in Hindi and Bengali films. After receiving the news that he had been bestowed with the Padma Bhusan, in a video message last month, the 73-year-old actor said, “After a lot of struggle and hard work, I have finally received such an honour… It is a feeling I can’t express. I am dedicating this to all my fans in India and abroad, who have given me unconditional love.”
Mithun is among the 17 Padma Bhushan recipients this year. He made his debut in Mrinal Sen’s film, Mrigayaa in 1976 opposite Mamata Shankar. Many film critics believe he continues to be one of the most underrated actors in the country. He has acted in around 350 films in Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Bhojpuri and Tamil and other regional languages. He was the reigning male actor of Bollywood in the 80s.