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Veteran actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Kolkata on the morning of 10 February after complaining of chest pain.
The latest update on the health of the 73-year-old actor has come out on Saturday evening. It has been revealed that Mithun had suffered a brain stroke (ischemic cerebrovascular accident). The hospital has given this information by issuing an official statement. At present, doctors have given treatment to Mithun and he is under observation.
This photo of Mithun has also surfaced from the hospital.
Mithun is completely conscious and taking soft diet
According to a report in the Indian Express, Apollo Hospital made an official statement on Saturday evening in which they wrote, 'Mr. Mithun Chakraborty (73) was brought to the emergency department of the hospital at 9:40 am. He complained of weakness in the right upper and lower limbs. After initial investigation and brain MRI, it was revealed that he had suffered a brain stroke (ischemic cerebrovascular accident).
At present, he is completely conscious and is taking a soft diet. Here a team of doctors including neuro-physician, cardiologist and gastroenterologist are taking care of him.
Earlier on Saturday, this video of Mithun was also revealed from the hospital.
A video went viral from the hospital
On Saturday, a video of Mithun from the hospital also went viral on social media. In this video, Mithun is seen lying on the hospital bed. Many people are standing around him. A photo of Mithun from the hospital bed has also gone viral.
Son and daughter-in-law had told about regular checkup
Earlier on Saturday, while talking to E Times, Mithun's son Mahaakshay Chakraborty said that father is absolutely fine. He had gone to the hospital only for regular checkup. Daughter-in-law Madalsa had also said that Mithun is absolutely fine and has thanked his fans for showing so much concern.
On the work front, Mithun was last seen in the Bengali film 'Kabuliwala' released in December last year.
Recently received Padma Bhushan Award
Recently, Mithun's name came into discussion again when it was announced last month that he would be honored with the Padma Bhushan award. Apart from Mithun, singer Usha Uthup and actor Vijaykant were also announced to be given this award.
Mithun's last time on the work front was the Bengali film 'Kabuliwala'. It was released in theaters in December 2023 and it remained in theaters for more than 50 days. Mithun's last Hindi film was 'The Kashmir Files'.