Shatrugan Sinha shifted from ICU to private room

July 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Shaan Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor-politician Shatrugan Sinha, who underwent bypass surgery on Monday, is recovering and has been shifted to a private room from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

He was operated upon July 16 at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.

“Mr. Sinha is doing well. He is recovering. He has been moved from ICU to room yesterday (Thursday). He is fine now,” Ram Narain, COO Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, told IANS.

The 66-year-old had been admitted to the hospital in suburban Andheri on July 2 after he complained of breathlessness due to some paint work going on at his residence.

Narain had informed that “during investigation, blockages were discovered in the coronary arteries. Based on medical advice, he underwent surgery”.

Sinha made his Bollywood debut in 1969 with “Sajan” and has acted in over 200 Hindi films, besides being a part of some Bengali and Punjabi movies.

Some of his famous Hindi films include “Kalicharan”, “Vishwanath”, “Blackmail”, “Dostana”, “Shaan” and “Kala Patthar”.

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