Amitabh Bachchan under observation

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was today admitted to Lilavati hospital after he complained of stomach ache, giving anxious moments to fans on his 66th birthday.

The Big B was celebrating his birthday at his residence Pratiksha when he suddenly experienced severe pain, a family source said.

Sources say it is a case of incisional hernia, a repercussion of his earlier surgery, which had to be carried out when he was injured during a shoot. It is a recurring problem that has been troubling him since the near-fatal accident on the sets of Coolie in 1982.

He is at Lilavati hospital undergoing an endoscopy at the moment doctors has told NDTV that he could be in hospital for up to 20 days.

The entire Bachchan family accompanied him to hospital and he’s apparently taken the same room where his mother Teji Bachchan was also kept.

Sources said the Big B, who was shooting for Teen Patti till Friday, had taken ill last night and complained of abdominal cramps.

A large number of fans and media persons, who gathered outside the actor’s house on his birthday were shocked to see an ambulance taking the actor on a stretcher accompanied by son Abhishek to the hospital.


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