Soumitra Chatterjee’s condition stable

Culture Desk | Published at 12:00am on August 16, 2019

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Soumitra Chatterjee

Veteran Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday after he complained of breathing problems, is now in stable condition, reports The Economic Times.

The actor was reportedly admitted to the hospital around 9:30 am with respiratory tract infection, a statement issued by the South Kolkata Hospital said.

‘He is being treated in ICU under close supervision,’ the statement said.

According to the report, the 84-year actor was suffering from some age-related health issues such as potassium and sodium imbalance. Soumitra Chatterjee, who has six-decade long illustrious film career, had attended shootings till Monday.

The actor’s daughter Poulami Basu told that his present condition was stable.

‘There is no threat to his life,’ his daughter said.

Soumitra Chatterjee was bestowed with the Legion of Honour from the French government in 2018 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2011.