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Iconic star Mumtaz reveals her condition after getting discharged from hospital: “My Iranian skin gave trouble to doctors…..”

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Iconic veteran actor Mumtaz gave Bollywood a few of the best films and most charismatic performances and still holds a special place in the hearts of fans of Hindi cinema. Legendary actress made news after she was hospitalised in Mumbai. Mumtaz was admitted to the hospital for a week because of a stomach illness. And now that she’s out of the hospital and talking about her health.

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In an interview with a news portal, the veteran actress said that she suffers from both Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Colitis and that the unexpected episode of diarrhoea aggravated matters for her, after which she was taken to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital.

After suffering from a “sudden attack of diarrhoea,” the Bollywood star confessed that it took her body seven days to return to normal.

Talking to sources, the actress revealed, “I suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Colitis both. It was a sudden attack of diarrhoea which did not stop despite the best of medication. Hence, hospitalisation was required. In the hospital too, it took me seven days to normalise.”

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The 70s star informed her husband Mayur Madhwani about her health condition who is currently in US. She insisted her husband to not to come down to India as he expressed he was willing to do so. Mumtaz said, “I stopped him and said that I will tide over this. But he insisted that I should have the best of nurses and facilities at home. He loves me a lot and I am lucky to have him in my life.”

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“My skin was giving me a lot of trouble. Being an Iranian, my skin is very delicate. I was on a drip for an entire week in the hospital. The injection of the drip could only be inserted in my right hand; my left hand could not be used because my lymph nodes were removed when I had contracted breast cancer 25 years ago,” she said.

The 74-year-old Mumtaz appeared as a child artist in 1958 release Sone Ki Chidiya. She then starred in movies like ‘Stree’ and ‘Vallah Kya Baat Hai’, Sehra, Rustom Sohrab, Mujhe Jeene Do, Gehra Daag, Faulad, Mere Sanam, Daku Mangal Singh, Ram Aur Shyam, Patthar Ke Sanam, Hamraaz, CID 909, Do Raaste, Bandhan, Apna Khoon Apna Dushman, Aadmi Aur Insaan, Sachaa Jhutha, Pardesi, Khilona, Humjoli, Maa Aur Mamta, Roti, Khilona, Aandhiyan and many others.

She got married to businessman Mayur Madhvani in 1974. The couple has two daughters Natasha, who is married actor Feroz Khan’s son Fardeen Khan and Tanya Madhvani.

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