Mithun Chakraborty suffers brain stroke, hospital says ‘he is fully conscious’ Chakraborty, 73, was admitted to a private hospital here on Saturday after he complained of severe chest pain. The popular actor has already undergone an MRI, along with other medical tests at the hospital. The veteran actor developed monir speech difficulty and his right hand movement was affected.
Mithun Chakraborty hospitalised after complaining of chest pain Chakraborty was transferred from ICU to a cabin for further care. The hospital said that Mithun was diagnosed with an Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke) of the brain. Chakraborty, who has been honoured with Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in the country, has acted in around 350 films in Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Bhojpuri, and Tamil.
Fondly called Mithun Da by his fans, the actor began his career with the Mrinal Sen-directed film 'Mrigayaa', which fetched him the National Film Award for Best Actor. 'Disco Dancer', 'Agneepath', 'Ghar Ek Mandir', 'Jallad' and 'Pyaar Jhukta Nahin' are some of his other popular films. Chakraborty joined the BJP party in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 7, 2021.
Ischemic Cerebrovascular stroke is a medical emergency. This health condition occurs when the brain's blood vessels get narrowed or blocked caused by blood clots or other debris travelling through the bloodstream, most often from the heart. Further, this leads to decreased blood flow to the brain causing ischemic stroke, Dr Sachin Goel, Consultant-Brain & Spine Surgery, Marengo Asia Hospitals told Mint.Read more on livemint.com