It’s a routine check-up, Amitabh Bachchan likely to be discharged soon


National panicked as early morning they received the news of Amitabh Bachchan’s hospitalization. However, the hospital representatives’ message gave them a huge relief. They informed          that it is a routine check-up and Big B is likely to be discharged soon.

The hospital representative told PTI: “Mr Bachchan had come for a routine check-up.” 

Reports suggested that Amitabh Bachhan was admitted to Nanavati hospital three days ago following liver ailment. He was kept in the ICU and no one is permitted to meet him apart from family members. At 2 am, the megastar was rushed to the hospital. The news worried his million fans and they send get well soon message as soon as they received his problem.

As it is known to all Big B is surviving with only 25 percent of liver as 75 percent of his liver has been damaged as he nearly survived a fatal accident on the set of ‘Coolie’.

Speaking about it, Hindustan Times had quoted him as saying, “Hepatitis B came to me accidentally. After my accident on the sets of Coolie, I was infused with the blood of about 200 donors and 60 bottles of blood were injected into my system. The Australian antigen Hepatitis B had only been detected three months ago and it was very new for being detected also among various tests needed to be carried out before giving blood to another patient. One of my blood donors was carrying Hepatitis B virus which went into my system. I continued to function normally till year 2000. Almost 18 years after the accident, during a very normal medical checkup, I was told that my liver was infected and I had lost 75% of my liver. So, if I am standing here today, you are looking at a person who is surviving with 25%of liver. That is the bad part. The good part is you can survive even with 12%. But no one wants to get to that stage.”

Amitabh celebrated his 77th birthday on October 11.

We wish the megastar best of health always!