Javed Akhtar admitted to hospital

Noted writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar was admitted to hospital after he complained of acute back pain. Javed Akhtar was suffering from backache for few days but his pain aggravated when he attended the 175-year celebrations of the Times of India at Purana Qila, He had severe back pain for the past few days but he did not feel like skipping the event where his favourite singer Sonu Nigam performed.

He at first thought to spend sometime at the event and return but he got so emotional that he did not feel like to leave the show mid-way and stayed there until the show ended. Next day, he could not get up and he was almost unmovable and got locked in the bathroom.

His wife/actress/philanthropist Shabana Azmi rushed Javed Akhtar to Delhi where he was admitted to a hospital. After three days of excessive pain, he has been able to sit up and also take a few steps. The doctors informed that he will be discharged in two three days. He was advised rest for few days.

We wish Javed Akhtar a speedy recovery!