Actress Vidya Balan was admitted at a hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday evening for suspected kidney stones. The incident occurred when Balan and her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur had boarded a connecting flight from Abu Dhabi to a holiday destination.
The Times of India reported that "The pain was so severe, that the paramedics were called on board and they were deplaned .She was taken to a clinic at the airport for examination. Vidya's temperature had suddenly shot up for which she was treated. Soon after they took a flight back to Mumbai."
The Indian Express quoted a source as saying:
"It is Vidya’s birthday on 1st January and the couple had big plans to celebrate both birthday and New Year. The couple had already boarded a connecting flight from Abu Dhabi to their destination and while the aircraft was gearing for take off, Vidya experienced shooting pain in her back. So severe was the pain that paramedics were called onboard and they were deplaned. Vidya was later taken to a clinic at the airport for examination where the actress received adequate treatment."
Balan’s spokesperson told the newspaper, “Vidya is currently in expert hands at Hinduja hospital and is well on her way to recovery.”