Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on Saturday evening after he griped of chest distress and his oxygen immersion level plunged. Dutt has been admitted to an emergency unit is steady, doctors said.
At the hospital, the 61-year-old actor experienced a fast antigen test for Covid-19, and the outcome was negative, doctors said. An RT-PCR test directed late Saturday additionally discovered him negative for coronavirus.
His treating doctor, Jalil Parkar, who himself recovered from Covid-19 a month ago, said a couple of more tests are being directed to evaluate Dutt’s clinical boundaries and why his oxygen level had plunged.
“He is steady,” said hospital’s Chief Operating Officer Dr V Ravishankar.
The actor, who commended his birthday a week ago on July 29, later tweeted: “Simply needed to guarantee everybody that I’m progressing nicely. I’m at present under clinical perception and my COVID-19 report is negative. With the assistance and care of the doctors, medical caretakers, and staff at Lilavati hospital, I ought to be home in a day or two. Much obliged to you for your good wishes and favors.”
His sister, Congress leader Priya Dutt also assures said the actor was taken to the hospital in the evening for a “regular check-up”. “He was admitted to Lilavati Hospital around 4.30-5 pm for a regular check-up as he was feeling a little breathless. They did a COVID-19 test and the result was negative,” she told news agency PTI.
Priya added that the actor might get discharged on Monday. “We have kept him in the hospital so that he gets all of his tests done. He has gone for a full check-up. I think he will come home on Monday,” she said.
Sanjay is the eldest child of late actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis. He has two sisters — Priya Dutt and Namrata Dutt.
He is married to Manyata Dutt with whom he has two children, a son, and a daughter. He also has a daughter, Trishala Dutt, from his first marriage to Richa Sharma. She died of a brain tumor in 1996.
On the work front, Sanjay is currently awaiting the release of “Sadak 2” and Ajay Devgn-starer “Bhuj: The Pride of India”, which will premiere on Disney+Hotstar. He will also feature in the second installment of “KGF” and alongside Ranbir Kapoor in “Shamshera”.
By Mansi Sharma