LATEST: Indian screen legend Anitabh Bachchan is in a stable condition after being rushed to hospital yesterday (28NOV05) suffering from stomach pain.

The 63-year-old has been ordered to rest by doctors at Leelavati hospital in Mumbai, India, who have diagnosed Bachchan to have an inflammation of the large intestine.

He has been placed on a liquid diet and is expected to leave hospital within the next two days.

The prolific Bachchan is thought to be the highest paid actor in Bollywood, and has appeared in more than 150 Hindi-language films, including BLACK, BUNTY AUR BABLI and SARKAR this year (05) alone.