Dharmendra is recovering well, informs wife Hema Malini


On Tuesday evening, veteran actor Dharmendra was rushed to Mumbai Nanavati hospital after the actor complained of stomach ache. Doctors immediately treated him for gastroenteritis and later updated that Dharmendra is responding to treatments and is recovering well. They also confirmed that he will be discharged in a day or two.

Wife, actress and politician Hema Malini today tweeted about Dharamji’s health.

 "Just to reassure everyone concerned about Dharamji in hospital - he is recovering well and is likely to be discharged soon," she wrote.

Meanwhile, Dharmendra's son and actor Sunny Deol asked people not to wonder about their father's health as he was only down with minor food poisoning.

"Thanks a lot for your concern about my father's health. He was down with food poisoning and is recovering fast. Please don't speculate about it," he tweeted.

For the past few days, he has been suffering from a stomach infection and on Tuesday night the pain aggravated. He was immediately put on antibiotic treatment and after which his condition stabilized.

“He responded well to the treatment and the infection has subsided. Looking at his health conditions, we believe he will not need longer hospitalisation,” said Dr Vishesh Agarwal, MD (medicine), NSSH. The doctors added that the star will be kept under observation for 48 hours and will be discharged only after he recovers well.

In May last year, Dharmendra was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in South Mumbai after he sustained shoulder injuries on the film set. He had to undergone surgery for the hurt.

His two sons, Sunny and Bobby Deol, were by his side in the hospital.

Here’s wishing the veteran actor a speedy recovery!