Naseeruddin Shah, 70, was hospitalized on Tuesday. The veteran actor was diagnosed with pneumonia after a patch was found in his lungs and the doctors advised immediate hospitalization.
Even though no official statement has been released by his wife Ratna Pathak Shah and children, Shah's manager says the veteran actor is 'responding well'. The manager was quoted as saying, "He has been in the hospital for two days. He's under medical supervision. He was brought in for pneumonia. There was a patch found in his lungs and it became necessary for him to be hospitalized immediately. His condition is stable and he's responding well to the treatment."
Naseeruddin Shah is popularly known for films like A Wednesday, The Dirty Picture, Masoom, etc. Last year the actor was rumored to be very ill, however, the reports were dismissed by his son Vivaan Shah. All well everyone! Baba’s just fine. "All the rumors about his health are fake. He’s keeping well. Praying for Irfan Bhai and Chintu Ji. Missing them a lot. Deepest condolences to their families. Our hearts go out to all of them. It’s a devastating loss for all of us," his tweet read. Naseeruddin has three kids – Vivaan, Imaad and Heeba. The actor was last seen in the Netflix film Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi which was well received by the audience.