Veteran actor Dharmendra returns home after hospitalisation for muscle pull

Dharmendra will next be seen in Karan Johar-directed "Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani", alongside Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, May 02, 2022, 08:59 AM IST
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Veteran actor Dharmendra was admitted to a city hospital for a "routine check-up" and is back home now. According to a source close to the family, the 86-year-old star is "completely fine".

"He was admitted to hospital for a routine check-up and he is completely fine. He is at home now," the source close to the family told PTI.

The 86-year-old star took to Twitter and posted a video asking his fans and well wishers to not worry about his health.

"Friends, don't overdo anything. I did it and suffered a big muscle pull at the back. So I had to go to the hospital for two-four days. It was difficult. Anyway, I'm back with your good wishes and blessings. So don't worry. Now I'll be very careful. Love you all," he said in the video.

Wife Hema Malini too took to Twitter to thank their well wishers. "I would like to thank thousands of well wishers who have been enquiring about Dharam ji’s health. Yes, he was in hospital for a few days but he is ok now and thankfully back home. Thank you all once again for your anxious calls and enquiries about his health. God has been kind," she wrote.

Dharmendra, one of the biggest stars of Indian cinema, made foray into films with Arjun Hingorani's "Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere" in 1960.Some of his best performances include classics such as "Sholay", "Chupke Chupke", "Yaadon Ki Baaraat", "Satyakam" and "Seeta Aur Geeta".

Dharmendra will next be seen in Karan Johar-directed "Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani", alongside Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh.

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