Veteran actor Dharmendra admitted to Mumbai hospital with back pain, now back home

Veteran actor Dharmendra, who was admitted to a Mumbai Hospital for the past four days, returned home on Sunday. 

Veteran actor Dharmendra, who was admitted to a Mumbai Hospital, returned home on Sunday. (Photo: Twitter/Screengrab)

Bollywood veteran actor Dharmendra was discharged from the hospital on Sunday after being admitted for the past four days.

According to sources, the actor had been exercising and subsequently developed back pain.

He then went to the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai for a routine check-up but was not admitted to the ICU, sources said.

He has returned home now. Taking to Twitter, the veteran actor said, “Friends, don’t do anything over. I did it and I suffered. A big muscle pull at the back. So I had to visit the hospital. Had great difficulty these past four days. Anyway, I am back with your good wishes and blessings. So, don’t worry. Now I will be very careful.”

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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