Curated By: Dishya Sharma
Last Updated: February 13, 2024, 07:58 IST
PM Modi called Mithun Chakraborty after his stroke.
Mithun Chakraborty suffered a stroke over the weekend. He was discharged on Monday.
Mithun Chakraborty suffered a stroke on Saturday, February 10, and was hospitalised for the treatment. He was discharged on Monday, February 12. Following his discharge, Mithun spoke with the media and revealed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephoned him once he was stable. Apart from checking up on him, he revealed PM Modi scolded him. The actor-turned-politician told PTI that PM Modi scolded him for not taking care of himself.
PTI reported that Mithun revealed he “got a scolding for not taking care of his health.” Besides that, Mithun also revealed he was feeling better now. “There is actually no problem, I am absolutely fine. I have to keep control of my food habits. Let’s see; I may start working soon, maybe tomorrow,” he said.
Mithun Chakraborty was rushed to the Apollo Hospital’s emergency unit in Kolkata on Saturday, February 10. Reportedly, the actor was not feeling well following which he was taken to the hospital. Later in the day, the Apollo Hospital issued a statement and revealed that the actor suffered a stroke.
“Shri Mithun Chakraborty (73), National Award-winning actor, was brought to the Emergency Department of Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, around 9.40 am with complaints of weakness in the right upper and lower limbs. Necessary laboratory and radiology investigations were carried out including an MRI of the brain. He has been diagnosed with an Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke) of the brain. Presently, he is fully conscious, well-oriented and has consumed soft diet. Shri Chakraborty is being further evaluated by a team of doctors including a neuro-physician, cardiologist and a gastroenterologist,” the statement read.
The news of his health condition came a few days after it was revealed that he was being honoured with a Padma Bhushan Awardees 2024. Mithun Chakraborty has had an illustrious journey in the film industry since 1976 and has been the recipient of several prestigious honours including the National Award among others.