Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer, veteran trade expert Komal Nahta said in a tweet.
Although there has not been any official confirmation, several reports claimed that Sanjay Dutt has been detected with stage 3 lung cancer. Reports also claimed that he will be heading abroad for treatment.
Sanjay Dutt on Tuesday revealed he would be taking a "short break" from professional commitments to focus on medical treatment and requested well-wishers to not speculate about his health.
The 61-year-old actor, who was admitted to Lilavati Hospital over the weekend after complaining of breathlessness, was discharged from the medical facility on Monday, reports the Deccan Chronicle.
Putting out a statement on Twitter, Sanjay said with people's love and support, he would be "back soon".
"I am taking a short break from work for some medical treatment. My family and friends are with me and I urge my well wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. With your love and good wishes, I will be back soon!" he shared.
On the work front, Sanjay is currently awaiting the release of "Sadak 2" and "Bhuj: The Pride of India", which will premiere on Disney+Hotstar.
He will also star in the second installment of "KGF" and "Shamshera", alongside Ranbir Kapoor.
In 2019, the actor had featured in three movies Ashutosh Gowariker's period drama "Panipat", Karan Johar-produced "Kalank" and political drama "Prassthanam".