Shah Rukh Khan's shoulder surgery successful, says family friend

Indo-Asian News Service   | May 28, 2013 19:12 IST (Mumbai)
Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan underwent a surgery on Tuesday at the Lilavati Hospital and the family sources say that it was successful.

"The surgery continued for almost two to three hours. It went off very well and his family is with him," a source close to the family told IANS.

Shah Rukh Khan underwent surgery on his right shoulder and his son Aryan flew down from London to be with is father.

Writer Mushtaq Sheikh, a close friend of SRK, too updated fans about the surgery on Twitter.

"Good news for everyone who is asking and sending in prayers and wishes for SRK. His surgery has been successfully completed," he tweeted.

The surgery was due for quite some time.

"Shah Rukh Khan had injured himself during Ra.One, but later he got busy with Chennai Express and said that he will get the surgery done only after wrapping up the shooting for Chennai Express, the source said.

While shooting for Rohit Shetty's Chennai Express, the 47-year-old often got pain in his shoulder, but he refused to use body doubles for Chennai Express.

Shah Rukh Khan wrapped up Chennai Express on May 25.

Shah Rukh Khan is married to Gauri Khan and they have two children - Aryan and daughter Suhana.