Shah Rukh Khan undergoes knee surgery at Mumbai hospital

May 22, 2015, 07:46 IST | A Correspondent

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan underwent a successful arthroscopic surgery of his left knee on Thursday at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital. He's likely to be discharged on Friday

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan underwent arthroscopic surgery of his left knee on Thursday. The surgery has been successful and Shah Rukh has been advised complete rest for the next 3-4 days.

Shah Rukh Khan

Dr Sanjay Desai, who operated on the actor, said, "SRK has undergone arthroscopic surgery of left knee at Breach Candy Hospital. He has been suffering from repeated pain and swelling of the left knee over the last several months. Today’s surgery confirms chondral wear of patella, which is due to repeated injuries over the last few years. Based on today’s arthroscopic evaluation future management will be planned. He has recovered well and is likely to be discharged tomorrow.”

SRK will be on a break following his discharge to recover and expected to resume shooting soon.

Shah Rukh had recently rehearsed for a 'garbha' dance sequence for Rahul Dholakia's 'Raees' despite suffering from pain in his knees.

"Ok then. Finally called for the shot. Knee paining so have to go & rehearse my Garbha....all ye beautiful ppl Khuda Hafiz. & smile a lot," the actor posted on his Twitter page on Sunday night. 

"Raees", an action thriller, will see Shah Rukh playing a gangster. Slated to release on Eid next year, it also features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan.

Last year, the King Khan had suffered an injury while shooting Farah Khan's "Happy New Year". Apart from getting a fractured shoulder, his left knee's patellar tendon had got torn.

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