Sanjay Dutt announces break from work for medical treatment, asks fans to not speculate

A rumour has been floating around on social media that Dutt has been diagnosed with cancer

Sanjay Dutt announces break from work for medical treatment, asks fans to not speculate

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt as he reached home after getting discharged from Lilavati Hospital at Bandra, in Mumbai. PTI

Mumbai, August 11

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was hospitalised in the weekend due to breathing problem and chest discomfort, has conveyed to fans that he is taking a break. Dutt, 61, said he needs the break for medical treatment and urged fans not to pay attention to any other speculation.

A rumour has been floating around on social media that Dutt has been diagnosed with cancer.

Dispelling the rumour, the actor wrote: "Hi friends, I am taking a short break from work for some medical treatment. My family and friends are with me and I urge my well-wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. With your love and good wishes, I will be back soon." Upon being hospitalised on Saturday evening, the actor underwent a Covid-19 test that showed negative result.

The actor's next release "Sadak2" is scheduled to premiere on an OTT platform on August 28. --IANS

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