National Award-winning actor Mithun Chakraborty, who was hospitalized this morning, has been diagnosed with a rare health problem.
National Award-winning actor Mithun Chakraborty. (Image Credits: ANI)
Veteran actor-turned-politician Mithun Chakraborty, aged 73, has been admitted to a hospital in Kolkata since this morning. Reports indicate that Chakraborty experienced discomfort upon returning home from a film shoot last evening, prompting an immediate rush to the hospital for treatment. The latest update reveals that he has been diagnosed with a rare health condition known as Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident, which affects the blood supply to the brain. The timeline for his recovery and return to work remains uncertain, and only time will reveal when he would regain his health and be able to resume his activities.
We have a copy of a statement issued by the hospital where Mithun is currently admitted. “Mithun Chakraborty (73), a 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," read the statement by the hospital.
The statement further mentioned that the legendary actor’s health is being continuously monitored and evaluated by a team of doctors including a neuro-physician, cardiologist, and a gastroenterologist.
We, at OTTplay, pray for his speedy recovery.
Fortunately, treatments are available to address this medical issue, helping to mitigate its effects and prevent further complications.
Mithun Chakraborty is a prominent figure in the Indian film industry, known for his contributions as an actor, producer, and politician. He has predominantly worked in Hindi and Bengali language films, establishing himself as a versatile performer. Additionally, Chakraborty served as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, further showcasing his involvement in public service.
His remarkable talent has been recognized with numerous accolades, including three National Film Awards for Best Actor, underscoring his prowess in portraying diverse characters on screen.
In January 2024, Chakraborty was honored with the Padma Bhushan, one of India's highest civilian honours, by the Government of India, further solidifying his esteemed status in the country.