Veteran actor Vinod Khanna has been admitted to HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai on Friday. The actor’s health is said to be improving now.
On late Tuesday night, the actor’s son, Rahul Khanna, issued a statement on the family’s behalf.
“Dad was hospitalised on Friday for severe dehydration. The situation was quickly brought under control, he’s doing much better and the doctors are looking to discharge him soon. Our family is most grateful for the extraordinary care he’s been receiving at the hospital and we are touched by all the good wishes pouring in.” the statement read.
While the family has not revealed much information about his ailment, Indian Express quoted a close associate as saying, “I am not allowed to reveal anything but Vinod ji is getting better and there is nothing serious. We are just wishing that he is out of the hospital soon.”
Earlier it was reported that the actor was admitted on Friday but the hospital staff clarified the reports.
“He was admitted on Sunday, April 2, and not on Friday, March 31 (some reports came in that the veteran actor was hospitalised on Friday). Also, the patient’s family members have asked us not to reveal more details, but there is definitely an improvement in Vinod Khannaji’s health,” an official from the hospital was quoted as saying by the daily.
Vinod Khanna was last seen in Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale in 2015. The actor is soon going to be seen in Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi which stars Hema Malini opposite him.