Amitabh Bachchan still in hospital, delay in release

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who underwent an abdominal surgery on Saturday, continues to be in hospital following a fresh bout of pain.

The 69-year-old was supposed to be discharged from the hospital today. "OK .. ! Not such an exciting day! Acute pain throughout, but bearing up... Still in hospital and delay now in release," Bachchan posted on Twitter.

The actor, who has a history of stomach ailments since his near fatal intestinal injury while filming a fight scene in 1982 movie 'Coolie', was operated upon at the Seven Hills Hospital in suburban Andheri.

Following his operation, he thanked his fans on Twitter for their wishes and prayers. "Back...!! Thank you for your prayers... your love and wishes never fail... indebted for life, one that I shall never be able to pay back. You all are incredible... thank you," he had tweeted.