Naseeruddin Shah Hospitalized For Pneumonia in Mumbai

Naseeruddin Shah is one of the most decorated actors of his generation. Fans of the veteran actor are a bit nervous as he has been admitted to a hospital & is undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Doctors have released an update in the evening that said the actor is doing well and is expected to be discharged tomorrow.

Naseeruddin Shah’s Health Condition

The 70-year-old actor was admitted to the Khar-based P D Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre, a non-COVID-19 facility, on Tuesday.

The health condition of the actor deteriorated on this Wednesday afternoon, as stated by his wife Ratna Pathak Shah who herself is a renowned actress and in the Indian cinema. According to a statement given y her, Naseeruddin Shah had a “small patch” of pneumonia in his lungs and has been admitted to the hospital to get treated for the same.

Later on Thursday evening, Naseeruddin Shah’s secretary Jairaj has given a statement that the veteran actor is doing well and his condition is getting better. He might be discharged tomorrow.

Naseeruddin Shah’s Film Career

Naseeruddin Shah is a versatile actor in Indian cinema with a career span of more than 40 years in the Bollywood film industry. He was born on July 20, 1950, in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India.

He has acted in a number of critically acclaimed Bollywood films such as ‘Nishant’, ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’, ‘Ijaazat’, ‘Masoom’, and ‘Mirch Masala’. He has also acted in many successful commercial films like ‘Mohra’, ‘Sarfarosh’, ‘Ishqiya’, ‘The Dirty Picture’, and ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’, among others.

He’s also the alumnus of the National School of Drama (NSD) and Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), and has received a number of awards including multiple national awards over the years for his brilliance in acting. The veteran actor was last seen in the film ‘Mee Raqsam’ which was released in the year 2020.

Awards Received by Naseeruddin Shah

In his career span of more than 40 years, Naseeruddin Shah received many prestigious awards including multiple national ones as well. The actor has so far won 7 awards- Filmfare Award in 1984, Filmfare Award in 1982, Filmfare Award in 1981, IIFA in 2000, National Award in 2005, National Award in 1984, and National Award in 1979.

For his brilliant services in the department of arts, the Government of India has honored him with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan.

Naseeruddin Shah in Web Series

Besides working in the mainstream film industry he has also worked in web series. In 2020, his web series Bandish Bandits received much success. This web series is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Naseeruddin Shah’s last release was Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi, which premiered on Netflix earlier this year.


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