Rajkumar Santoshi admitted to Nanavati Hospital; says he has no heart ailment, contrary to media reports

Rajkumar Santoshi was admitted to Nanavati Hospital. Initial reports in the media stated that the filmmaker had been admitted for a heart ailment.

Agencies March 01, 2018 11:40:56 IST
Rajkumar Santoshi admitted to Nanavati Hospital; says he has no heart ailment, contrary to media reports

Bollywood director Rajkumar Santoshi was admitted to Nanavati Hospital on 28 February. Although initial reports in the media stated that the filmmaker had been admitted for a heart ailment, his statement refutes the rumours. Santoshi says he is well and has no heart ailment, contrary to media reports. His is, however, admitted to a hospital here for routine tests.

Rajkumar Santoshi admitted to Nanavati Hospital says he has no heart ailment contrary to media reports

Rajkumar Santoshi. Image from Twitter/@funclickearn

"I am well and have no heart ailment. I had gone to Nanavati Hospital for a routine check up. Thank you for your concern. I value it," Santoshi said in a statement.

An earlier PTI report quoted a source as saying, "He has been admitted to the hospital for a heart related problem. We can not share any further information at the moment," a hospital official said.

Santoshi, who started his career as an assistant director for Govind Nihalani's Ardh Satya (1982), is known for delivering multiple hit films such as Ghayal, Damini and the cult comedy Andaz Apna Apna.

After a hiatus, he returned to direction in 2013 with Phata Poster Nikla Hero starring Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D'Cruz.

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