Vijay Upadhyay, the manager of the veteran star, told ETimes, “The problem that arises after blood sugar spikes must have occurred, and since he is a VVIP, there was panic on the set.He is shooting for the film Shastri in Kolkata. He is simply fine as I just FaceTimed bhabhiji (Yogita Bali). He ate a soft diet and is absolutely fine.”
Elaborating further, he added, “Mithun da is a foodie, and to top it all, he is shooting in Kolkata, which is his home. Also, he doesn’t have breakfast and drinks a lot of tea. Maybe that is the reason he must have felt dizzy. People blow things out of proportion.”
Mithun Chakraborty hospitalised in Kolkata: Son Mahaakshay assures fans of actor’s well-being
As per the News18 report, the actor is fully conscious at present. The official statement from Apollo Hospitals read, “Shri Mithun Chakraborty (73), National Award-winning actor, was brought to the Emergency Department of Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, around 9.40 am with complaints of weakness in the right upper and lower limbs. Necessary laboratory and radiology investigations were carried out including an MRI of the brain. He has been diagnosed with an Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke) of the brain. Presently, he is fully conscious, well-oriented and has consumed a soft diet.”
The statement further added that the actor is in the care of several doctors in the hospital. “Shri Chakraborty is being further evaluated by a team of doctors including a neuro-physician, cardiologist and a gastroenterologist.” read the update.