Mumbai:Amitabh Bachchan has been admitted to Nanavati Hospital in suburban Mumbai for a regular check-up, according to sources. The actor was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday and is still there, they said. “Mr Bachchan had come for a routine check-up,” a hospital source said. Initial reports in Mumbai said Bachchan was hospitalised due to liver issues but there is no clarity on that.
The superstar has been hospitalised since three days, as he was admitted on Tuesday at 2 AM, reports suggested. For those unaware, Amitabh Bachchan, is a “tuberculosis survivor” and a “Hepatitis B survivor”. In an interview he said that he is functioning on only 25 per cent of his liver. Reports suggest that he is in a special room which is like an ICU, and Bachchan family has been visiting him.
BigB contracted the Hepatitis B virus during blood transfusion from one of his blood donors in 1982, as he was hospitalised due to near-fatal accident on the ‘Coolie’ sets, BigB revealed this in an awareness video by UNICEF.