Veteran actress Tanuja hospitalised, to be operated for diverticulitis


Veteran Bollywood actress Tanuja is undergoing treatment for abdominal pain at a hospital in Mumbai. The 75-year-old actress was admitted in Lilavati Hospital on Tuesday "with some pain in abdomen", a hospital official told a leading news agency. Now according to another news agency, Tanuja will be operated for a condition called diverticulitis, which results in the inflammation or infection of small pouches called diverticula that develop along the walls of the intestines.

Tanuja's daughter and actress Kajol, whose father-in-law and action director Veeru Devgan died on May 27, was photographed while visiting her mother. 

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Tanuja's recent prominent appearances have been in projects like "Pitruroon", "A Death in the Gunj", "Aarambh" and "Sonar Pahar". She is known for films like "Memdidi", "Chand Aur Suraj", "Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi", "Jewel Thief", "Nai Roshni", "Jeene Ki Raah", "Haathi Mere Saathi", "Anubhav", "Mere Jeevan Saathi" and "Do Chor."

(Source: IANS/PTI)