Veteran Pakistani actor Talat Hussain confined to bed, wheelchair
LAHORE: (Web Desk) Veteran Pakistani actor Talat Hussain has been suffering from a serious illness, and he is confined to a bed and wheelchair due to old age and other health issues.
According to Talat Hussain’s wife Rakhshanda Talat, her husband‘s lungs are not functioning well due to excessive smoking and are frequently filled with fluid.
She says that the actor has been taken to the hospital several times for the removal of fluid from his lungs. “He collapsed at home due to weakness, and now he is confined to a wheelchair and bed,” she added.
She also says that the doctors have suggested keeping the actor at home, and adds that a male nurse has also been hired to take care of him. “But, due to health complications, he has become extremely ill.”
She says that her husband gave his whole life to art and “now a lot of money is being spent on his treatment. If the cultural institution of the government wants to help, she will not refuse.”
She further said, “I will not beg from anyone, including the government, but the government must arrange treatment of the person who has given his whole life to art.”
Talat Hussain’s fans have demanded that the government bear the expenses for his treatment. It is to be noted here that Talat Hussain is over 80 years old, and he has given almost 50 years of his life to art.