Dharmendra hospitalised

CHANDIGARH: Popular actor of yesteryears and former MP Dharmendra was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education (PGIMER) here following chest pain on March 17.

Doctors at the PGIMER said that the actor’s health was being monitored and he was being kept under observation. He had complained of fatigue and chest pain.

A PGIMER spokesperson said that doctors at the institute were examining the actor and he would be discharged shortly.

Dharmendra has been in various places in Punjab to shoot his new Hindi film Yamla Pagla Deewana. Both his sons, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol are also acting in this movie. Dharmendra was a popular Bollywood hero in the 1960s and 1970s.