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Heavy costumes for film take toll on Big B's health

IANS  |  Jodhpur 

A team of doctors flew in to check on megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is in pain due to the heavy costumes for the shoot of "Thugs of Hindostan".

In an early morning blog post on Tuesday, Amitabh, 75, revealed doctors would be coming in to "fiddle around" with his body and set him up again.

His wife Jaya told the media at Parliament House in Delhi: "Amitji is fine. He has pain in the back and neck... The costumes are very heavy, so there's some pain. Otherwise he is fine."

extended her best wishes for his quick recovery.

Raje, who is on a Kanchipuram and tour, asked officials of the to ensure that Amitabh gets timely medical aid and care, read a statement from her office.

Big B has been shooting in the picturesque for "Thugs of Hindostan", which also features Aamir Khan, and Katrina Kaif, and will release during Diwali 2018.

The has been shooting at odd hours and staying up late for shoots.

"It's been rough. But whenever did any be achieved without it. There is struggle and disappointment and pain and sweat and tears. Then the expectation of all working out. Sometimes it does, most of the times not. That not is the catalyst.

"When they say not, it is the right impetus to say and deliver that it has been successful and achieved," he wrote on the blog.

icon had revealed last year that he had been nursing a "stiff neck and shoulder pain" as a result of past injuries from stunts he did in the 1970s and 1980s.



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 18:30 IST