Kolkata (West Bengal)
Veteran actor-turned-politician Mithun Chakraborty has been admitted to a hospital in Kolkata.
Chakraborty, 73, reportedly expressed uneasiness on his return home from a film shoot was rushed immediately to the hospital.
News reports quoted his son Mimoh as saying, " Dad is hundred per cent fine. He was admitted to hospital for a routine sugar level check up.''
Chakraborty was recently named as a recipient of the Padma Bhushan Awardees 2024.
Fondly called Mithun Da by his fans, the actor began his career with the Mrinal Sen directed film 'Mrigayaa', which fetched him the National Film Award for Best Actor. 'Disco Dancer', 'Agneepath', 'Ghar Ek Mandir', 'Jallad' and 'Pyaar Jhukta Nahin' are some of his other popular films.
Chakraborty joined the BJP party in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Kolkata's historic Brigade Parade Ground, commonly known as the "Maidan", on March 7, 2021.