Veteran actor-talk present host Tabassum, who examined constructive for COVID-19 greater than per week in the past, has recovered and will be discharged from the hospital in a day or two, her son, actor-filmmaker Hoshang Govil, mentioned.
The 76-year-old actor was capturing for her digital present Tabassum Talkies from her house in March-end, simply two days earlier than she examined constructive for the novel coronavirus .
“Her blood strain was a bit excessive so we determined to get her examined for COVID-19 and it turned out she was constructive, however not severely affected. To be on the safer aspect, we received her admitted to a hospital.
“For the previous eight-nine days, she was being handled on the hospital. Yesterday, she examined destructive and would most likely get a discharge immediately or tomorrow,” Hoshang informed Press Belief of India.
Tabassum is greatest recognized for internet hosting the long-running Doordarshan present Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan.
There have been rumours on social media that the actor was struggling from Alzheimer’s illness. An image of frail-looking Tabassum from the hospital additionally went viral on varied social media platforms.
Hoshang mentioned it was shameful that some folks have been spreading “baseless” rumours.
“I’m disgusted. How can folks unfold her image and begin a hearsay that she has Alzheimer’s? She has no underlining illness. That is pretend information and completely disrespectful. She has received no coronary heart illness, no diabetes.”
Hoshang mentioned the actor was “completely lively” and contracted the virus regardless of correct precautions.
“We have been so cautious, nobody was allowed in our premises and but this occurred. We do not shoot outdoors due to COVID-19 and have been capturing at house. However fortunately she is healthier now. As soon as she’s again, she goes to launch a message for her followers on her social media,” he added.
Tabassum started her profession as a toddler artiste, working in movies like Deedar (1951), the place she performed the youthful model of Nargis and 1952 basic Baiju Bawra, which featured her because the younger Meena Kumari.
She additionally hosts the present Abhi Toh Fundamental Jawaan Hoon, which is predicated on the Golden Period of Hindi Cinema.