Photo: Sanjay Dutt/Instagram
Photo: Sanjay Dutt/Instagram

Actor Sanjay Dutt was on Saturday night admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital after he complained of breathlessness. While his COVID-19 report has been negative, he will remain in the hospital for some time for medical observation, the authorities said.

Confirming the same, Dutt took to Twitter stating that he was "doing well".

"I’m currently under medical observation and my COVID-19 report is negative. With the help & care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Lilavati hospital, I should be home in a day or two. Thank you for your well wishes and blessings," he had tweeted.

The actor who recently turned 61 has reportedly been admitted to the intensive care unit. According to an Indian Express report, he had suffered from low oxygen saturation levels and had complained of chest discomfort.

Dutt underwent both a rapid antigen COVID-19 test,and a RT-PCR test. He has tested negative on both.

While Dutt is in Mumbai, earlier reports had indicated that his wife Manyata and children, Shahraan and Iqra had gotten stuck in Dubai amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Reportedly, they had flown to Dubai before the pandemic hit India and the lockdown was imposed. In a recent interview, Dutt had also mentioned how he was missing his family.

Sanjay Dutt will soon be seen playing the antagonist in the Kannada language K.G.F Chapter 2, and essaying the lead role in Mahesh Bhatt's Sadak 2.

Further details awaited.

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