Dara Singh in critical condition, informs doctor

Noted Wrestler turned actor Dara Singh’s condition remains to be critical. He was under observation at Kokilaben hospital. Dara Singh was admitted to the hospital following cardiac arrest. Doctors informed that his condition still remains critical and they were keeping an eye on his health.

"He is extremely critical and on ventilator. He is on a high dose of medication to support his blood pressure. We hope to see some improvement through the day," Dr Ram Narain, Chief Operating Officer at Kokilaben hospital, told.

"But we will continue to keep a watch on him," he said. Yesterday, the 83-year-old actor's son Vindu had said that his father was serious.

"He is serious. There is a blood clot in his brain or he has suffered heart attack... We are not sure what has happened. We have been told that he is under observation for 24 hours," Vindu said.

Known for his roles in films like King Kong and Faulad, Dara Singh was admitted to Kokilaben hospital Saturday evening.

The veteran actor played an important role of Hanuman in Ramanand Sagar's television series Ramayan and was last seen in Imtiaz Ali's Jab We Met in 2007 where he played the role of Kareena Kapoor's grandfather.

Actor turned politician Shatrughan Sinha is also recuperating in the same hospital. He was admitted to the hospital following uneasiness.

"Shatrughan Sinha is showing tendency to occasionally becoming breathless. We are adjusting his medication," Narain said. Sinha may take a couple of days to go home.

We wish Dara Singh a speedy recovery!