Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who
underwent an abdominal surgery at a city hospital, will be
discharged on Tuesday.
“He is recovering and will be discharged from the
hospital after 11 am,” hospital sources told PTI.
The veteran actor had undergone the abdominal surgery on
February 11 at the Seven Hills Hospital at suburban Andheri.
Bachchan had on his blog on February 9 revealed that he
would undergo the surgery.
The actor has a history of stomach ailments dating back
to 1982 when he was shooting for an action scene for the film
Coolie when he had suffered a near fatal intestinal
injury and remained in hospital for many months.
On Saturday, he thanked his fans on Twitter for their wishes and prayers.
“Back…!! Thank you for your prayers… your love and wishes never fail… indebted for life, one that I shall never be able to pay back. Took almost 5 hrs on the OT, but could feel the concern and wishes of the TwFmXt every minute… you all are incredible… thank you,” he posted.
“Took long because 2 surgeries had to be done on either side…,” he said.
Following the surgery, his son Abhishek had tweeted that all was well. “Thank you all for your wishes and prayers. The surgery went off well and dad is now in the room resting,” he said.