Mithun Chakraborty hospitalised in Kolkata


In an unforeseen turn of events, the esteemed actor and political personality, Mithun Chakraborty, has been hospitalized in the city of Kolkata. At the age of 73, the star was taken to the hospital after experiencing a sense of unease subsequent to his return from filming. Currently undergoing treatment, there is a keen sense of anticipation for further updates surrounding his condition.

Mithun Chakraborty, or ‘Mithun Da’ as he is affectionately referred to by his admirers, has etched his name into the annals of Indian cinema with performances that have captivated audiences for decades. His journey in the film industry began with great aplomb, earning him the coveted National Film Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Mrigayaa’, directed by the legendary Mrinal Sen. This was only the beginning of a lustrous career that would see him rise as a luminous star in Indian cinema.

His exceptional work ethic and distinct style led him to star in numerous blockbusters that further solidified his stature as a leading man. Films such as ‘Disco Dancer’, a cult hit that had audiences grooving to its infectious music, ‘Agneepath’, where his intense portrayal gripped the nation, ‘Ghar Ek Mandir’, a testament to his versatility, and ‘Pyaar Jhukta Nahin’, which showcased his romantic prowess, have all contributed to his enduring legacy. Additionally, his role in ‘Jallad’ further confirmed his status as an exceptional talent in the Indian film industry.

As a testament to his multifaceted career, Chakraborty was recently announced as one of the recipients of the prestigious Padma Bhushan Awardees for 2024. This honor reflects his significant contributions to the realms of art and cinema, at the same time recognizing his work as a cultural icon who has transcended the boundaries of Bollywood to embrace wider Indian cinema, including Bengali films.

His charismatic presence was not limited to the silver screen, as Chakraborty also ventured into the sphere of politics. Known for his magnetic oratory skills and popular influence, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on March 7, 2021. This major step was witnessed at a massive rally in the heart of Kolkata, the historic Brigade Parade Ground – an event graced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself. It marked a new chapter in his life, as he brought his star power to the political landscape.

As Chakraborty fights his ailment in the hospital, fans and colleagues alike have taken to social media and other platforms to express their concern and support for the beloved actor. Messages of encouragement, prayers for a speedy recovery, and fond memories of his performances flood the internet, painting a picture of the overwhelming love and esteem he commands across the nation.

The nation now waits, hopeful and prayerful, for the recovery of a man who is not only an actor and politician but also a cultural icon. With an outstanding career spanning decades, Mithun Chakraborty’s impact on the arts and his followers is immeasurable. The outpouring of love and support during this challenging time is a reflection of his lasting legacy, and all eyes are on Kolkata, eagerly awaiting news of his health and wellbeing.

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