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Vidya Balan down with dengue

The Kahaani 2 actress was diagnosed with the illness after returning from shooting for Sujoy Ghosh's film in the US. 

Shriram Iyengar

Actress Vidya Balan, who has just returned from her shoot for Kahaani 2 in the U.S.A., has been diagnosed with dengue. 

The actress has been busy with the shooting for Sujoy Ghosh's sequel and Begum Jaan. She had just returned after a lengthy shooting schedule abroad. Balan was last seen in T3EN (2016). 

Reports quoted a source as saying that the actress has been advised bedrest by doctors for 10 days. The actress is the latest casualty to illness, after actor Emraan Hashmi was diagnosed with malaria this week.

Apart from Begum Jaan and Kahaani 2, Balan is also reportedly set to play Kamala Das in a Malayalam biopic on the noted rebel poetess. Kahaani 2 is expected to release on 25 November, while Begum Jaan is scheduled for release in March next year.