By Ekta Chanana Last Updated:
Television actress, Mahekk Chahal, who rose to fame with her stint in the reality show, Bigg Boss 5, has been going through a tough time. Recently, Mahekk was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital. Her health got deteriorated within no time, and she was put on a ventilator. Mahekk is still in the hospital, and she has been focusing all her energy on fighting her illness.
Mahekk was suffering from pneumonia and was in the ICU for 3 to 4 days. In an interview with the Hindustan Times, Mahekk revealed that she was on an oxygen ventilator as she got collapsed on January 2, 2022. She added that she felt she had knives in her chest. Mahekk shared that she was rushed to the hospital and was admitted immediately. She was quoted as saying:
"I was in the ICU for 3-4 days. I was on an oxygen ventilator. I just collapsed on January 2 and it was like knives in my chest. I couldn’t take a single breath. I was rushed to the hospital and admitted immediately. A CT scan was taken. I’m still hospitalised, it’s been eight days, though I’m in the normal ward. I have improved a lot, (but) the oxygen still goes up and down. Both my lungs were infected.”
Mahekk further added that the whole episode of breathlessness terrorised her. She added that she was super scared as it was the first time she wasn't able to breathe and was about to faint. Mahekk shared that the whole experience was extremely painful.
Mahekk shared that only friends and acquaintances knew about her condition. Her mother flew down from Norway two days after she was admitted to the hospital. A few hours ago, Mahekk shared an IG story and revealed that she is back at home and thanked everyone who prayed for her good health. She wrote:
"I’ve 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"
For those who don't know, Mahekk Chahal was in a relationship with Ashmit Patel. The ex-couple had painted the town red with their mushy pictures. It was in 2017, Maheck and Ashmit got engaged. However, in 2020, they parted ways due to incompatibility. In fact, in an interview with The Times Of India, Maheck admitted that she had left Ashmit for good.
On the work front, Mahekk Chahal was seen on the television show, Naagin 6!