Veteran actor Pran in hospital

Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Pran, 92, is in hospital but there is no cause for worry, a spokesperson of the Lilavati Hospital here said Monday.

"Pran is hospitalised here. He was admitted on Friday. He is here for just a routine check−up and is doing fine," Suhir Dagaonkar told IANS.

"I can't talk about his discharge dates right now. But he is fine," said Dagaonkar.

The 92-year-old actor is one of the most popular villains of Bollywood and has acted in around 350 films. His famous films include Khandaan, Aurat, Bari Behen, Jis Desh Men Ganga Behti Hai, Half Ticket, Upkar, Purab Aur Paschim, Don and Zanjeer.

In 2001, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his contribution to Indian cinema.