Amitabh Bachchan Quashes Hospitalization Rumors Amidst Angioplasty Speculation

Amitabh Bachhan

Mumbai: The legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan was the subject of widespread concern on Friday following reports that he had been hospitalized for an angioplasty procedure. However, the star dispelled the rumors later that day, labeling the news as unfounded.

Social media was abuzz with worry as Bachchan’s admirers and supporters sought clarity on reports suggesting he had undergone angioplasty due to a blood clot or artery blockage in his leg. The situation escalated when Bachchan was reportedly seen visiting Kokilaben Hospital, leading to speculation about his health.

The rumors were put to rest in the evening when Bachchan, along with his son Abhishek, was spotted at the Indian Street Premier League (ISPL) 2024 finals, where Mumbai faced off against the Tigers of Kolkata. Photographs of the father-son duo at the Dadoji Kondadev Stadium in Thane quickly circulated, confirming their attendance at the event.

Further dispelling the rumors, a video emerged showing Bachchan leaving the stadium. When questioned about his health by a member of the crowd, the actor gestured reassuringly with his hands and verbally dismissed the reports as “fake news.”

Amitabh Bachhan

Earlier reports had indicated that Bachchan was at Kokilaben Hospital for a routine checkup, while others claimed he had been admitted for angioplasty to address a leg blockage. Some even suggested that the procedure was for a blocked artery⁵⁶. Despite these claims, Bachchan’s appearance at the ISPL finals and his subsequent dismissal of the health scare rumors have reassured fans of his well-being.