Dharmendra admitted to hospital
Dharmendra admitted to hospital. Pictured: Dharmendra.IANS

Veteran actor Dharmendra was admitted to Nanavati Hospital after he complained of stomach ache and abdominal pain on Monday. The 81-year-old was reportedly sick for the past few days and his health deteriorated on Monday.

It has been reported it is a case of acute gastroenteritis. However, doctors said that the popular actor will be discharged soon.

"Dharmendraji was brought to the hospital on Monday as he was experiencing uneasiness and is being treated for Gastric upset. We are observing him and he is responding to treatment well, and should be discharged in a couple of days," the Indian Express quoted the attending doctor at Nanavati Hospital as saying.

Dharmendra had reportedly returned to Mumbai from Khandala on Monday. This news of the veteran actor being hospitalised will upset thousands of his fans, but he is likely to be fine soon.