Mumbai: Veteran writer Salim Khan has been operated for hernia at a suburban hospital here.
79-year-old Salim, father of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and actors Sohail and Arbaaz Khan is admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra.
"He (Salim) has undergone hernia operation. There is nothing to worry," a family friend told PTI.
Salim, as part of the prolific screenwriting duo Salim-Javed, wrote popular films like "Haathi Mere Saathi", "Zanjeer", "Sholay", "Deewar", "Trishul", "Mr India" among others.
He has two wives Sushila Charak (Salma Khan) and actress Helen.