Big B to be discharged from hospital today

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has undergone an abdominal surgery, is likely to be discharged from the hospital today.

"There is pain, but nothing good in life ever achieved without it," he tweeted on Saturday night post surgery.

The doctors at the Seven Hills hospital here had said that the surgery, lasting over three hours, went well. It is learnt that Bachchan would be discharged around noon today.

On Saturday night, the 69-year-old actor thanked his fans on Twitter for their wishes and prayers. "Back…!! Thank you for your prayers… your love and wishes never fail… indebted for life, one that I shall never be able to pay back. Took almost 5 hrs on the OT, but could feel the concern and wishes of the TwFmXt every minute… you all are incredible… thank you," he tweeted. "Took long because 2 surgeries had to be done on either side…," he said.