Vidya Balan doing fine, to be discharged today


Versatile actress Vidya Balan turned 38 today and she might get discharged today. Vidya was rushed to the hospital after she experienced severe pain. According to a source, Vidya might get discharged on New Year's Day on Friday.

"Vidya is recovering well. She is feeling better. Most probably, she will get discharged by January 1," said a source close to the actress.

Vidya Balan was rushed to Mumbai Hinduja hospital direct from airport after she experienced severe pain. She was suspected kidney stones.

“Vidya is currently in expert hands at Hinduja Hospital and is well on her way to recovery,” Vidya’s spokesperson said in a statement on Wednesday.

She was admitted to the hospital by her husband Sidharth Roy Kapur on Tuesday after she suffered from shooting pain in her back while boarding a connecting flight from Abu Dhabi taxiing for take-off, the statement said.

The couple planned to ring in the New Year and Vidya’s birthday which falls on 1st January at an undisclosed location abroad.

A source said, “The couple boarded a connecting flight from Abu Dhabi to their (undisclosed) holiday destination and while the aircraft was preparing to take off, she experienced a sharp pain in her back. The pain was so severe that paramedics had to be called on board and later, they were deplaned. She was taken to a clinic at the airport for further tests. Her temperature had also shot up.”

The pain was stern and paramedics were called aboard following which Vidya and Siddharth were deplaned. She was taken to a clinic at the airport for examination, it said.

After taking some medicines, the couple took a flight back to Mumbai and Vidya was immediately rushed to a suburban hospital. “A few tests later, doctors suspected kidney stone. She is now being treated and will be discharged soon,” added the source.