Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Tanuja has undergone an operation for diverticulitis and is doing fine, says a source from the hospital.

Tanuja, 75, was admitted to city-based Lilavati Hospital on Wednesday. An insider told PTI that she would remain hospitalised for "at least a week".

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Diverticulitis, a condition which results in the inflammation or infection of small pouches called diverticula that develop along the walls of the intestines. Tanuja's recent prominent appearances have been in projects like Pitruroon, A Death in the Gunj, Aarambh and Sonar Pahar. 

Actor Kajol, Tanuja's daughter, was also spotted visiting her at the hospital.

The news of the actor's hospitalisation came two days after Kajol's father-in-law, action director Veeru Devgan's death.

A large number of Bollywood celebrities attended the funeral at the Vile Parle Crematorium on Tuesday. Ajay's colleagues from the Hindi film fraternity, including Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan, condoled the veteran action director's death.

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Tanuja has appeared in prominent films like "Jewel Thief", "Haathi Mere Saathi", "Do Chor" among others.