Ahead of Jab Tak Hai Jaan release, Yash Chopra hospitalised

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Yash Chopra
Mumbai, Oct 14: Veteran director-producer of Bollywood Yash Chopra has been admitted to hospital in Mumbai on Sunday, Oct 14. Hospital sources initially did not reveal any information regarding Mr Chopra's health.

Later doctors informed that Mr Chopra has been diagnosed with dengue. Mr Chopra, who has already announced his retirement as director in Sep 2012, was working on his last venture - Jab Tak Hain Jaan which is expected to be released on Nov 13.

The chief of Yash Raj Films has become the latest victim of dengue. He has been admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. The number of dengue cases have been increased in the Dream City.

Times of India quoted Bhaktivadenata medical coordinator Dr Ashok Shetty as saying, "Patients are coming in with plummeting platelet count and going into multi-organ failure. Soon after, their respiratory system also starts failing and next, they are put on ventilator."

"Rashes are acute, lasting for two to three weeks. We have been witnessing renal and liver complications. Some land up in ICU due to their immune reaction to the virus," added the doctor.

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