Salman Khan
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Superstar Salman Khan will miss Ganpati Festival this time as he is scheduled to undergo a routine checkup in Los Angeles.

The actor, who is undergoing treatment for brain aneurysm and trigeminal neuralgia (also known as the Suicide Disease), will not be in Mumbai until mid-September.

The actor, who has just wrapped up shoot for "Bigg Boss 8" promos, has reportedly taken off and will make a stop in Dubai before he reaches LA. "The actor has gone to Dubai from where he will travel to Toronto for a show and then to LA for his routine medical check-up. It is an annual medical check-up that the actor has gone for," Mid-Day quoted a source.

The source also spoke about the "Kick" actor's itinerary and revealed that he would be in Dubai on 8 September and return to Mumbai on 13 September. According to reports, Khan will begin shooting for "Bigg Boss 8" only after he returns."After this, he will resume shooting for Sooraj Barjatya's film, Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo, on September 23. As it happens, the sets of his show and his film are quite close to each other," said the source.

Khan, who has been suffering with the rare nerve condition for close to a decade, had earlier expressed the excruciating pain he undergoes during each episode. "I am suffering from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve problem I have had since the last seven years. But now, it's getting worse. Ab dard hadd se paar ho gaya hai and I am going to kill it," the actor told Hindustan Times ahead of the release of "Bodyguard".

Known for not opening up about personal life, this was the first time Khan ever spoke about his illness. Ever since its diagnosis, the actor has been paying more attention to his health and gets it checked on a regular basis.

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