Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s health condition is “extremely serious” and he is “not responding at all” to treatment, he said, adding that the critical care specialist and head of the medical board at Belle Veu Hospital Arindam Kar in Kolkata. The octogenarian actor’s health condition deteriorated “extremely” in the last 48 hours. “The team of doctors, including neurologists, nephrologists, cardiologists, who are critical care medicine, infection pathologists, both from the public and private sectors, have made every effort to bring the legend back from the critical stage to everyone, but it doesn’t work. Is doing, ”said Kar. Saumitra Chatterjee Health Update: Veteran actor’s condition stable, but serious, doctors say
He said that doctors have tried really hard to “revive” Soumitra in better condition. “We are very sorry to say that he is not responding at all.” The 85-year-old Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Belle View Hospital in Kolkata for nearly 40 days and his level of consciousness went down significantly since Friday. The veteran actor’s condition was of concern due to co-morbidity and advanced age. His major problem was Kovid-19 encephalopathy, doctors said. Soumitra Chatterjee Health Update: Veteran actor still serious but stable
Soumitra Chatterjee tested positive for coronavirus on 5 October and was hospitalized the following morning. He was shooting a documentary titled “Abhijan” directed by actor Parambrata Chattopadhyay. When he was last seen on the shooting floor at Bharatalakshmi Studio on 1 October, the next shooting schedule was scheduled for 7 October.
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