The actor has been kept under observation and will undergo a few more tests. He assured fans that he would be back home soon.
Sanjay Dutt hospitalized with breathlessness, tests negative for COVID-19
Mumbai - 09 Aug 2020 0:40 IST
Senior actor Sanjay Dutt was admitted last at Mumbai's Lilavati hospital after complaining of breathlessness.
The actor has been kept under observation and his condition is said to be stable. More importantly, Dutt's COVID-19 test was negative.
Sanjay Dutt later assured his fans that there was no cause to worry. "Just wanted to assure everyone that I’m doing well. I’m currently under medical observation and my COVID-19 report is negative," he said on Twitter.
Just wanted to assure everyone that I’m doing well. I’m currently under medical observation & my COVID-19 report is negative. With the help & care of the doctors, nurses & staff at Lilavati hospital, I should be home in a day or two. Thank you for your well wishes & blessings 🙏— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) August 8, 2020
Dutt's friend and fellow actor Suniel Shetty replied to his tweet saying, "Get well soon baba." Dutt turned 61 on 29 July.
Get well soon baba 🙏— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) August 8, 2020
A report on the Indian Express newspaper's website said Dr Jalil Parkar, who recovered from COVID-19 last month and is treating Dutt, is conducting a few more tests to determine the reason for the actor's oxygen level dipping.
On the work front, Dutt's last released film was Ashutosh Gowariker's Panipat (2019), He will next be seen in K.G.F Chapter 2, sequel to the 2018 hit K.G.F Chapter 1.