Dharmendra Is Recovering Well, Tweets Wife Hema Malini

"Dharmendra is recovering well and is likely to be discharged soon," tweeted Hema Malini

  | December 21, 2016 17:10 IST (New Delhi)

Hema Malini gave an update on Dharmendra's health. (Image courtesy: dreamgirlhema)


  • Dharmendra was hospitalized due to Gastroenteritis on Tuesday
  • Dharmendra will be discharged in a few days, Hema Malini tweeted
  • The actor celebrated his 81st birthday on December 9
Actress politician Hema Malini gave a health update on her husband, actor Dharmendra, who was hospitalized on Tuesday evening. On December 20, Dharmendra, 81, was rushed to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital and news agency ANI reported that he is suffering from Gastroenteritis. Sometime later, Hema Malini shared a health update on Twitter saying the Sholay actor is recovering well and is likely to be discharged soon. She thanked fans for their concern and best wishes. "Just to reassure everyone concerned about Dharamji in hospital - he is recovering well and is likely to be discharged soon," she wrote. The Chupke Chupke star celebrated his birthday with the media on December 9.
Here's what Hema Malini tweeted:
Dharmendra started his Bollywood journey with 1960 film Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere helmed by Arjun Hingorani. Dharmendra featured in hit films like The Burning Train, YaadonKi Baarat, Jugnu, Dost and Dillagi. He was last seen on the big screen in 2015 film Second Hand Husband.
When asked about a biopic on his life, the Apne actor said: "My biopic will be so colourful that nobody will be able to do it. There is no other actor, who has my characteristics. Maybe nobody else will be able to do the things that I have done. It's very difficult," reported news agency IANS.
Dharmendra won a National Award (as producer) for Ghayal, which featured his son Sunny Deol in lead role. Dharmendra was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2012.
Born Dharam Singh Deol, the actor has four children with Parkash Kaur - Sunny, Bobby, Vijayta and Ajeeta. He married Prakash Kaur in 1954. In 1979, he married actress Hema Malini and together they have two daughters Esha, also an actress and Ahaana.

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