Naseeruddin Shah Health Update: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah was admitted to the Hinduja Hospital in Khar on Tuesday for a ‘small patch’ of pneumonia in his lungs. His wife and actor Ratna Pathak Shah told PTI on Wednesday, “Yes (he has a) small patch and all under control. He is responding well to treatment so hope he’ll be discharged soon.”Also Read - Naseeruddin Shah On Prophet Remark Row: PM Narendra Modi Should Step In And 'Stop The Poison From Spreading'

Earlier, his manager told TOI, “He has been in the hospital for two days. He’s under medical supervision. He was brought in for Pneumonia. There was a patch found in his lungs and it became necessary for him to be hospitalised immediately. His condition is stable and he’s responding well to the treatment.” Also Read - Jayeshbhai Jordaar Cast: Meet The Talented Actors From Ranveer Singh Starrer as he Calls Them 'Incredible'

He is best known for his films such as Masoom, Sarfarosh, Iqbal, A Wednesday, Monsoon Wedding and Maqbool, among others. He has been bestowed with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan by the Government of India. In 2020, he was seen in two online streaming projects – Bandish Bandita and Mee Raqsam. Earlier, this year, he was seen in Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi. The 70-year-old actor has featured on the stage, in commercial films, has been at the forefront of the parallel cinema movement, and also featured in online streaming projects. Also Read - Jayeshbhai Jordaar: Ranveer Singh Battles Patriarchy in New Trailer on Female Foeticide - Fans React