Amitabh Bachchan to be discharged from hospital today

Amitabh Bachchan
MUMBAI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be discharged from the Seven Hills Hospital here later Thursday after a 12-day stay post two abdominal surgeries. He will be discharged 6.30 p.m., a hospital source said.

"He is doing absolutely fine and finally he is going back home," the source told IANS.

The 69-year-old, who was admitted to the hospital Feb 11, was kept under observation following complaints of pain post the surgeries. He was feeling restricted in his movements, but kept his fans updated about his activities and progress through social networking mediums.

On Wednesday night, the veteran star shared his excitement over his freedom from tubes and needles. He wants to spend his recovery time at home "in constructive learning and to acquire knowledge of matters still a mystery for me," Big B posted on his blog