Veteran actor AK Hangal is in a critical condition, family sources
informed the media. "He has been admitted to Asha Parekh
Hospital...he is in a critical condition. He is in ICU," Hangal's
son Vijay told PTI.
Hangal, 95, was admitted to Parekh Hospital in Santacruz in
suburban Mumbai on August 16.
"He had a fall on August 13. On August 16, he was admitted to
the hospital as he had suffered a back injury and had to undergo a
surgery. But that could not take place as later it was found that
he has chest and breathing problems. His condition is still serious
and there is no sign of improvement. He has a breathing problem and
is in ICU right now, Vijay said.
AK Hangal, who has acted in over 200 films, is best known for
his roles in Namak Haram, Sholay,
Shaukin and Aaina. AK Hangal recently made an
appearance in TV show Madhubala.