Recently rumours were doing the round that Andaz Apna Apna director Rajkumar Santoshi has been admitted to hospital and undergoing angioplasty. However, the filmmaker rubbishes the rumours and said in a statement that he is fine and has no heart ailment, contrary to media reports. He is, however, admitted to a hospital here for routine tests. Also Read - Ishaan Khatter Says He's Not 'Irked' About Being Recognised as Shahid Kapoor's Brother
In a statement to IANS, Santoshi said, “I am well and have no heart ailment. I had gone to Nanavati Hospital for a routine check-up. Thank you for your concern. I value it.” Santoshi was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday evening, and he will be under observation till Saturday morning. He is there for routine tests, his spokesperson told IANS. Also Read - Found Myself Little More! Shahid Kapoor's Wish For Wifey Mira Kapoor on Their Wedding Anniversary is Pure Love
Known for directing mainstream classics like Ghayal, Andaz Apna Apna, and Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Santoshi went out of action after 2013’s Phata Poster Nikla Hero starring Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz. However, the filmmaker was reported to make a comeback with an upcoming film to be produced by Aanand L Rai. ALSO READ: Shah Rukh Khan’s Emotional Tweet On Sridevi Will Melt Your Heart – See Post Also Read - Mira Rajput Kapoor Reminds Shahid Kapoor That ‘Three Golden Words Are I Am Sorry’ in Romantic Anniversary Note
Speaking about the new collaboration, an insider had told Mid-Day, “Aanand sir had the outline of a human drama in mind and he couldn’t think of anyone better than Santoshi to direct it. He thought it was a story right up Santoshi’s alley, and one can draw parallels between the storyline and his earlier films like Damini  or Ghayal . He gave Santoshi a call and a meeting later, the filmmaker was on board.” Watch this space for further updates.