Dharmendra in hospital, to be discharged tonight

The legendary actor was admitted for treatment of a stomach infection. 

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Mayur Lookhar

Veteran actor Dharmendra was rushed to Mumbai's Nanavati hospital late last night. The actor had been suffering from a severe stomach infection. As the pain worsened, he was taken to hospital. Word is that he will be discharged tonight.

A source close to Dharmendra said, "Dharamji is fine now. He was admitted last night after he complained of severe stomach pain. He is much better and will be discharged tonight."

Dharmendra celebrated his 81st birthday on 8 December, when, in an interview with, he also spoke about his desire to work if a good script came his way. We wish him a speedy recovery.