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- Big B opens up about struggle with TB & Hepatitis B, says 75% of his liver is gone
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Mumbai Mirror reported that the actor, who celebrated his 77th birthday last week, was rushed to hospital on Tuesday at 2 am, and has been there since the past three days.
He is reportedly being treated for a liver problem. The actor had contracted Hepatitis B virus in 1982, while undergoing treatment for a near-fatal accident on the sets of 'Coolie'. His liver lost 75 per cent of its function due to cirrhosis as one of his blood donors was incidentally carrying the Hepatitis B virus which entered his system during transfusion.
Reports also suggest that the actor is staying at a special room, equivalent to an ICU, and is being visited by the family frequently.
However, the Big B - an avid social media user - has continued his Twitter activity, leaving fans confused.
On Thursday, Bachchan posted a picture with wife Jaya, wishing her on Karva Chauth.
T 3521 - WAH .. !!🙏🤗 “खूबसूरती का मुकाबला आज अपने पूरे शबाब पर था, आज एक चांद दूसरे चांद के इन्तजार में था” ~ Ef… https://t.co/1OExF7EXKs— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 1571338110000
In another post on the same day, he shared picture of them, in which he was cropped out, with the caption, "the better half .. !! 🌹quite obviously the other half is irrelevant .. and therefore unseen."
T 3520 - .. the better half .. !! 🌹 quite obviously the other half is irrelevant .. and therefore unseen 🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/0Fivuw5cwY— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 1571289301000
Amitabh Bachchan Beyond Cinema: TV, Philanthropy, Politics
King Of All Trades
A name that needs no introduction, a voice that is recognised by millions, and a presence that makes even the most established actors nervous. Amitabh Bachchan is in every sense one of the biggest superstars the country has seen.
Having spent 50 years in the industry, and given fans masterpieces like 'Zanjeer', ‘Deewar’, ‘Sholay’, ‘Black’, and ‘Paa’ among several others, the Big B - as he commonly known - is a force to be reckoned with, even as he turns 77. Showing no signs of slowing down, the Padma Vibhushan-awardee’s upcoming films include Ayan Mukerji’s ‘Brahmastra’, Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ and Rumi Jaffery’s ‘Chehre’.
While continuing to enthrall audiences every time he comes on screen, the superstar, who was 'selected unanimously' for Dadasaheb Phalke award this year, also dabbled in several other trades - sometimes succeeding, at other times not so much - through the course of his professional journey.
Here’s a look at Bachchan Sr. beyond films.
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- Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is the new voice of Amazon’s Alexa
- Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek test positive for Covid-19, admitted to Nanavati hospital; Jr Bachchan urges people to stay calm
- Amitabh Bachchan tests negative for COVID-19, discharged from hospital
6 Comments on this Story
silver philipe60 days ago
oh no it sounds so bad....i actually do all i could to make sure you get the needed herbal healing treatment for it but you turned it down' anyway am sorry for your lost may her soul rest peace.
Valerian Pereira404 days ago
We pray to God for your quick Healing and recovery.
we need you for another 100 years sir..
we are praying...
we need you... on Screen. Especially your inspiration, handling the KAUN BANEGA CROREPATI.
More than the event you evoke the Emotions, feelings, Sentiments. The truth, The reality of our Nation.its poverty..
exposing the Talent. encouraging, inspiring, Motivating them
it is more pf EDUCATION....with Entertainment.
Even the MBA can not teach i think.Learning from the facts and ground reality.
How poor are our people.. .
Lack of Basic living conditions. yet they live in spirit...
So, much disparity.
The rich are too rich while the poor are so poor..
Can India work like China ..Gainfully engage and employ every India from Poverty...
Uplift them all.
make them all rich, wealthy....Literate, educated..smart...
Dear Amitabh, you must Handpick, groom, shape and induct ateast 10 like you....
since this Industry. Entertainment will be having a wide..GAP.
Tall. , solid base, funny, active, entertaining....
need to be inducted from now.
But we need you
for another 100 years.sir.
God bless you with great health, love, peace and happiness...
Ramesh Pathak405 days ago
Get well soon Sir!