This Article is From Sep 22, 2015

Naseeruddin Shah Briefly Hospitalized With an Allergy

Naseeruddin Shah Briefly Hospitalized With an Allergy

Naseeruddin Shah photographed in Mumbai.

Kanpur: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah was admitted to a hospital after he complained of allergy and breathing problems.

Mr Shah, 66, was attending an acting workshop at IIT Kanpur, when he developed a sudden allergy and complained of breathing problems. He was taken to a private hospital in Kanpur, and was discharged after a few hours.

"The doctor checked his chest and did an ECG test to monitor his health. The report was normal. He was then given medicines for allergy and breathing troubles. He was discharged from the hospital after three hours and was taken to the IIT guest house," said CP Singh, Deputy Registrar of Administration, IIT.

The actor is fine now and will attend the students' workshop.

Mr Shah was last seen in Anees Bazmee's film Welcome Back, which also featured Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, John Abraham and Shruti Haasan in pivotal roles .