Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is going through some medical condition that has necessitated surgery. He gave the news to his fans via his Tumblr blog. The 78-year-old wrote on late Saturday night, “Medical condition .. surgery .. can’t write.” Last year, the actor had written detailed accounts of his Covid-19 recovery journey.
The news has made Big B’s fans worried and many shared their distress on social media, and a few also speculated as to what the said condition could be. The superstar’s fans wished for a speedy recovery of the legend. One shared on Twitter, “Prayers for @SrBachchan Ji’s speedy recovery. Take care. Sending my love and prayers for you.” Another tweeted, “Sir, Prayers for your speedy recovery. Get well soon.”
One user wrote, “Get well soon Sir. Wish you a very speedy recovery. Take care and take ample rest. Sir kindly follow all the instructions of the Doctor. This news of Surgery of urs has landed me in a lot of anxiety and tension. Praying to God. Love u❤❤❤❤❤ @SrBachchan.” A fan tweeted, “Please take care @SrBachchan. Love..❤ What surgery?? Please tell us something about it? Is everything okay? How are you? We are worried for you. Do take very good care of yourself. We all are with you ❤ Waiting to hear from you regarding the surgery.. Take care..”
In 2019, the actor was admitted to the hospital due to problems with his liver. The actor suffers from liver cirrhosis, after suffering from Hepatitis B during his near-fatal accident on the sets of Coolie. In a blog post, the actor had revealed that a blood donor had suffered from Hepatitis B and Big B had hence contracted the disease.
Meanwhile, the megastar took to his blog to share the details about the projects his kin — wife Jaya Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan — is currently working on. The actor said that his wife, actor and politician Jaya Bachchan is currently working with a revered Marathi director.
“Abhishek, his new project started yesterday in Agra, ‘Dasvi’. Prayers and wishes be with him… And the family is busy on the sets. Aishwarya has begun shooting her new one with Mani Ratnam in Hyderabad. I shall be starting my next in a few weeks with Vikaas Bahl. My earlier finished projects now set for release soon – ‘Chehre’ and ‘Jhund’. And after a very long gap, Jaya has begun shooting her film, a new project with a renowned Marathi director… details of which shall follow,” he wrote.
Complimenting his son’s venture last year, Big B wrote, “The last year has been filled with his creative efforts. The web series, ‘Breathe’, which was such a dynamic character – the next season with him to be started soon. “The film ‘Ludo’, which became No. 1 on Netflix web map. The one completed recently in January 2021 in Kolkata, ‘Bob Biswas’ under Sujoy Ghosh and soon to be released. And now this (‘Dasvi’) which shall be over in a couple of months,” he added.
The sports-drama Jhund, directed by Nagraj Manjule, will debut in theatres on June 18. His other release for the year, Chehre, will open theatrically on April 30.