Mumbai, May 28: A day after Bollywood star Dharmendra was reportedly admitted in Breach Candy hospital in South Mumbai, his wife, Hema Malini today gave an update about the same and said that he is "under observation" for now.
The actor was taken to the hospital after he complained of weakness and shoulder pain.
His haemoglobin count was a bit low so he was anaemic.Under observation now & he may have a shoulder surgery a lil later. Pray he is ok fast
His haemoglobin count was a bit low so he was anaemic.Under observation now & he may have a shoulder surgery a lil later. Pray he is ok fast— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) May 29, 2015
"Dharmendra was admitted last night after he complained of pain in right shoulder and weakness. He is here for overall health check up as well," Dr Sanjay Desai, orthopaedic, knee and shoulder specialist at Breach Candy Hospital said.
"We are doing some investigations like MRI, X-Ray and all. Once the reports come, after that only we will be able to say something," Dr Desai said.
Actress Esha Deol also assured that her father, who was hospitalised following weakness and shoulder pain, is "fit and fine".
Esha, 33, thanked well-wishers for their concern about her father.
"Thank you all for your concern! My dad is fit and fine," the "Dhoom" actress posted on twitter.
Thank u all for ur concern! My dad is fit and fine 💪🏼
Thank u all for ur concern! My dad is fit and fine 💪🏼— Esha Deol (@Esha_Deol) May 28, 2015
The actor is known for his acting in films like "Bandini", "Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya", "Anpadh", "Raja Jani", "Seeta Aur Geeta", "Sharafat", "Jugnu", "Charas", "Azaad" and "Sholay".
In 1997, Dharmendra received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema.
He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha from Bikaner constituency in Rajasthan from BJP.
In 2012, he was honoured India's third highest civilian honour Padma Bhushan by the government.
(With inputs from agencies)