Annu Kapoor admitted to Delhi hospital after chest pain, veteran actor stable and recovering

Annu Kapoor was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi on Thursday morning. Here's his latest health update.


DNA Web Team

Updated: Jan 26, 2023, 09:44 PM IST

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The veteran actor Annu Kapoor was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, on the morning of Thursday, January 26 after the 66-year-old actor complained of chest pain. The actor is stable and recovering now, as per the health update shared by the hospital authorities.

Dr. Ajay Swaroop, the chairman (Board of Management) at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital shared the health bulletin where he said, "Mr. Kapoor was admitted for a chest problem. He is admitted under Dr. Sushant Wattal in cardiology. He is currently stable and recovering."

Annu Kapoor has won two National Film Awards. In 1994, he received the Best Children's Film award for directing the film Abhay starring Nana Patekar, Moon Moon Sen, Benjamin Gilani, and others. He won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Dr. Baldev Chaddha in Shoojit Sircar's slice-of-life drama Vicky Donor headlined by Ayushmann Khurrana.

Apart from acting in films, he is also a famous television presenter and a radio jockey. He hosted the popular singing-based reality show Antakshari for eleven years from 1994 to 2005. He also hosts a radio show named Suhaana Safar With Annu Kapoor for 92.7 Big FM in which he talks about old melodies from the classic era of Hindi films.

Meanwhile, the veteran actor will be seen next in Dream Girl 2, the spiritual sequel to Dream Girl released in 2019. Annu played Ayushmann Khurrana's father in the film directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa, who is also helming the sequel. Ananya Panday has replaced Nushrratt Bharuccha in the film, which will hit theatres on June 23, 2023.

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