Doctors treating Vinod Khanna at Mumbai hospital say he's stable
After a photo of veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna sparked rumours of him suffering from cancer, doctors at the Mumbai hospital said he's suffering from dehydration and is now stable
A photo of veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna, who is hospitalised in Mumbai, has gone viral online and sparked rumours of him suffering from cancer.
Several media reports suggest the actor is suffering from bladder cancer.
Khanna was hospitalised in HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum on Friday night. His son, Rahul, had at the time said that the doctors were looking to discharge him soon.
A spokesperson for the HN Reliance Foundation Hospital said, "Vinod Khanna was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation hospital on Friday with severe dehydration. He is under the care of our doctors and has responded positively to the treatment and is now stable. His family thanks his well wishers for the good wishes and requests to respect their privacy."
In the picture that is doing the rounds on social media, Vinod Khanna looks pale and has lost a lot of weight.
As soon as the photo went viral, fans of the actor started pouring in well wishes on Twitter.
Is that Vinod Khanna cancer picture for real? The only actor my mom's ever been fond of. And I broke this horrible news to her today.— Sulky (@Jerk_Magnet) April 6, 2017
Really saddened to see the pic of #VinodKhanna ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ wish him a speedy recovery !— Paroma Dasgupta (@paromadasgupta_) April 6, 2017
Get well soon #VinodKhanna ji— Anas Baqai (@anasbaqai1975) April 6, 2017
#VinodKhanna Get well soon Vinod ji....we will pray for you...Definitely you will win against this war...Love u— Venky aDIGA (@Anchor_Venky) April 6, 2017
I am really crying after seeing my most favourite super star Vinod Khanna Sahab in this situation. pic.twitter.com/AusOMZtxtU— KRK (@kamaalrkhan) April 6, 2017
Vinod khanna ..OMG..great actor..blood cancer pic.twitter.com/54hpkDSI47— manobala (@manobalam) April 6, 2017
Get well soon Vinod Khanna ji— C B Nayak (@cbnayak62) April 6, 2017
While discharging from the hospital, I want Vinod ji to say '' Kehdena ki Shaam aaya tha''— Tausif Mulla (@FunTaus) April 6, 2017
Prayers with #VinodKhanna
Prayers for the speedy recovery of #VinodKhanna,I have always been a fan of his restrained performances and decent persona.May God bless him— Maria Sartaj (@MariaSartaj) April 6, 2017
This is so saddening. Get well soon Vinod Khanna. _/\_ pic.twitter.com/s6QqVhCoE5— Hrithik Maniac (@piyushizhere14) April 6, 2017
Vinod Khanna was hospitalised in HN Reliance Foundation and Research Centre in Girgaum on Friday night.
His son, Rahul, had said the doctors are looking to discharge him soon.
"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," Rahul told PTI earlier.
"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," he added.
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