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Amitabh Bachchan surgery News

  • | April 9th, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan: Full recovery to take months

    Amitabh Bachchan: Full recovery to take months

    The actor who was operated upon recently says he will be discharged soon, but will convalesce at home
    Amitabh Bachchan says that despite his improving condition he might have to stay at the Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai for a few more days. However, his full recovery could even take months, says the megastar. “Looks like a few more days then before they set me free… but recovery at home will be another few months,” Big B, who was expected to be discharged from the hospital by Wednesday, posted on his Twitter page. Click here to read more

  • | March 9th, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan misses Holi due to illness

    Amitabh Bachchan misses Holi due to illness

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his condition is much better since he was discharged from hospital following two abdominal surgeries. “I repair well dear ones. My movements are getting stronger and better by the day. The strength in the voice is weak, the body still pains at certain times, but in all there is a great difference from the times in the hospital and now,” Amitabh posted on his blog.
    The 69-year-old underwent surgery February 11. He was kept under observation for 12 days after he complained of acute pain post surgery. At home, the workaholic star has been on complete rest, with restricted movement and diet. “The wounds of the two surgeries have healed and sealed – they generally do on their own, or so they tell me. Certain actions need care. Food needs monitoring and rest,” he added.Click here to read more

  • | February 28th, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan returns to work with ‘KBC 6’

    Amitabh Bachchan returns to work with ‘KBC 6’

    Recently discharged from hospital, the superstar will begin shooting for Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 promos
    Amitabh Bachchan has been itching to get back to work post surgery, and he will soon begin shooting for Kaun Banega Crorepati’s new season. The show’s producer Siddhartha Basu confirmed this news to a daily, saying the actor will begin with shooting promos first. Bachchan was well received in KBC 5, winning hearts of viewers all over again and has a contract to do one more season of the popular quiz show. Click here to read more

  • | February 27th, 2012

    ‘The Artist’ is a delight to watch: Amitabh Bachchan

    ‘The Artist’ is a delight to watch: Amitabh Bachchan

    Amitabh Bachchan, who is recuperating at home after abdominal surgeries, is enjoying a “no time-table” life. Apart from doing other things, he watched Oscar-winning film The Artist and said it was a “delight” to view the silent black and white French movie. “Being by myself and almost in solitary confinement, is getting contagious. I am beginning to rather like this state. Nowhere to go, nothing obligatory to perform, random timings and the liberty to do what I desire. I eat whenever, sleep whenever, watch a movie whenever and happy doing so,” Big B posted on his blog.
    He added: “I watched a lovely film ‘The Artist’ via the UFO set up in the house and it was a delight to see a black and white, silent movie in February of 2012!! In an age when color and music and speech and sound play such an important role in cinema today, it was most innovative on the part of the makers to present something like this. I believe it is up for the Oscars, which are out tomorrow on Sunday.”Click here to read more

  • | February 24th, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan discharged from hospital

    Amitabh Bachchan discharged from hospital

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from the Seven Hills Hospital late Thursday after a 12-day stay post two abdominal surgeries. He was discharged at 9.30 pm and was accompanied home by his wife Jaya Bachchan.
    The 69-year-old actor, who was admitted to the hospital February 11, was kept under observation following complaints of pain post the surgeries. He was feeling restricted in his movements but kept his fans updated about his activities and progress through social networking mediums. On Wednesday night, the veteran star shared his excitement over his freedom from tubes and needles. He wants to spend his recovery time at home “in constructive learning and to acquire knowledge of matters still a mystery for me”, Big B posted on his blog bigb.bigadda.comClick here to read more

  • | February 23rd, 2012

    Tabu visits Amitabh Bachchan in hospital

    Tabu visits Amitabh Bachchan in hospital

    Amitabh Bachchan says he loved spending time with his Cheeni Kum co-star Tabu when she visited him at the Seven Hills Hospital, where he has been under observation since the past 12 days. “The wonderful Tabu visited today and spent sizeable time, talking of many connected and unconnected issues. Of film and nature, of quality and appreciation and, of course, her own considerations on the kind of films she wanted to be associated with,” Amitabh posted on his blog Wednesday night. “A joy always to be with her,” he added.
    R Balakrishnan’s Cheeni Kum, released in 2007, narrated a love story between an egoistic 64-year-old chef (Bachchan), who falls for a much younger girl (Tabu). The movie was critically acclaimed.Click here to read more

  • | February 17th, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan to undergo another abdominal surgery

    Amitabh Bachchan to undergo another abdominal surgery

    Bollywood’s legend Amitabh Bachchan continues to be in pain and will remain in hospital for further treatment
    Within a week of undergoing two abdominal surgeries, Amitabh Bachchan is likely to go under the knife for his abdominal pain at the Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai, as he indicated that more doctors have been called for consultation over his condition, which he isn’t ready to reveal. According to sources, the surgery might take place Friday. The 69-year-old was admitted to the seven-star facility for an abdominal surgery Saturday, but doctors ended up performing two operations, leaving him in a lot of pain. Due to his complaints of pain, doctors decided to keep the actor under observation, and his discharge was said to have been shifted from Monday to Friday or Saturday. Click here to read more

  • | February 16th, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan: Fresh medical issues have come up

    Amitabh Bachchan: Fresh medical issues have come up

    The ailing superstar says he will not be communicating with his fans for sometime, as he needs to concentrate on treatment
    Amitabh Bachchan, who is recuperating from two recent abdominal surgeries, says some new medical issues have emerged, and it is likely that his stay at the Seven Hills Hospital here may be further extended. “I seek forgiveness…I will not be detailing any more…some fresh medical issues have come up, and I need to concentrate on the treatment now,” the 69-year-old ailing actor posted on his blog Wednesday night. The megastar was successfully operated upon Saturday, and was due to be discharged from the hospital Monday. But following complaints of acute pain, doctors decided to keep him under observation till Friday or Saturday at least. Click here to read more

  • | February 10th, 2012

    What would ‘Mission Impossible’ be in Bhojpuri?

    What would ‘Mission Impossible’ be in Bhojpuri?

    Imagine what you would need to say if Bollywood and Hollywood films had Bhojpuri titles…
    Our lost in translation column sure is growing in popularity. It seems to have caught even the attention of Amitabh Bachchan! When he shot for a Bhojpuri film recently, he got the bright idea of translating several English titles from both Hollywood and Bollywood into that language, “since Bhojpuri provided some excellent quips on certain matters,” he tweeted. As the megastar prepares to undergo surgery this Saturday, we bring you his witty translations in a way that will, we hope, cheer him up. Enjoy! Click here to read more

  • | February 9th, 2012

    Amitabh Bachchan to undergo surgery on Saturday for abdominal pain

    Amitabh Bachchan to undergo surgery on Saturday for abdominal pain

    Six years after he was last hospitalised, the ageing superstar will once again be operated upon
    Amitabh Bachchan will face the surgeon’s knife again this Saturday. The superstar stated on his blog that he has been undergoing treatment for abdominal pain for the past few days. He has been taking injections and will have to go through a CT scan before the surgery will finally take place. Click here to read more