Naagin 6 actress Mahekk Chahal shares her health update after being diagnosed with pneumonia; WATCH

Mahekk Chahal is presently a part of Ekta Kapoor's hit supernatural show Naagin 6.

Published on Jan 11, 2023   |  09:33 PM IST  |  186.4K
Mahekk Chahal shares her health update after being diagnosed with pneumonia
Mahekk Chahal shares her health update after being diagnosed with pneumonia

Popular actress Mahekk Chahal is one of the most well-known personalities in the entertainment industry and enjoys a massive fan following. The actress has been a part of the showbiz world for a long time and has worked in numerous shows and films. Unfortunately, Mahekk was recently hospitalized in Mumbai and was in the ICU on a ventilator. The actress' health condition deteriorated after she was diagnosed with pneumonia. 

Mahekk Chahal diagnosed with pneumonia:

In a conversation with Hindustan Times, Mahekk Chahal revealed that she got 'pneumonia', and was in the ICU for 3-4 days and was on an oxygen ventilator. Elaborating on how her health worsened, Mahekk stated that she collapsed on January 2, and couldn't take a single breath. Mahekk was then rushed to the hospital and admitted immediately, and a CT scan was taken. The Naagin 6 actress was hospitalized for eight days, and later when her health improved, she was shifted to a normal ward. Mahekk revealed that both her lungs were infected due to pneumonia.

Explaining how she felt, Mahekk mentioned that she was super scared because she was not able to breathe and was about to faint. Every time she coughed, it was painful for her. However, only Mahekk's close friends and co-stars from her show Naagin 6 knew about her condition. The actress' mother flew down from Norway two days after she was admitted. According to Mahekk, it's her constant traveling and ignoring her cold and cough, that led to a serious situation. She said, “I thought I had a normal cold, so I was doing all the remedies. I didn’t realize that the cold and the cough were so severe. Now I don’t want to take any chances, so I want to get 100% fit and then get discharged." Mahekk is now at her home and recovering from pneumonia. 

Today, Mahekk took to her Instagram handle and shared her health update with her fans through a video. In this clip, Mahekk said, "Hey guys, I'm just doing a video today that I'm fine, much better. I got pneumonia because I think I ignored a cold that I had. I was traveling a lot for work. I went to Chicago, then I was in Delhi, it was really cold, and Jaipur. I just thought that I had a normal cold cough, so it turned out that it wasn't that it was pneumonia. Because I was just ignoring it and I went working working. So, If you have pain in your chest while breathing or while coughing so please don't take it lightly, go to a doctor and get it checked so that you don't end up like me in a hospital."

Watch the video here-

Before this, Mahekk shared a heartfelt note on Instagram sharing her health status and wrote, "I have very recently recovered from Pneumonia, feeling much better and am finally resting at home. But I must say a big thank you to all my well wishers for your love and support. Your thoughts and prayers have gotten me through these times. I just need some time to rejuvenate with family by my side and then get back to entertaining you all." On Mahekk's post, Tejasswi Prakash wrote, "I miss you at the shoot", Sana Makbul wrote, "Take care" Arjun Bijlani commented "Rest it out darling", and many others dropped their well wishes for Mahekk.

About Mahekk Chahal:

Mahekk Chahal made her Bollywood debut with Nayee Padosan released in 2003 and gained popularity after this film. She featured in the Norwegian reality television show Fristet (2011). The actress launched her clothing line Mahek Chahal Clothing in Norway. She has been a part of several shows such as Bigg Boss 5, Bigg Boss Halla Bol, and Khatron Ke Khiladi season 11. 

About Naagin 6:

Ekta Kapoor's hit show Naagin 6 started airing on Colors TV on 12 February 2022 and stars Tejasswi Prakash, Simba Nagpal, Mahekk Chahal, Pratik Sehajpal, and more in pivotal roles. The other cast members include Manit Joura, Reema Worah, Bakul Thakkar, Urvashi Dholakia, Sudha Chandran, and Abhishek Verma, among others. The show is doing well on the TRPs charts since the start and getting immense love from viewers.

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Credits: Hindustan Times, Mahekk Chahal Instagram

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Anonymous
Jan 12, 2023
nice of ther to be open like this instead of hiding and gong to work in a weak state and infecting others.
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