Hanif Kureish hospitalised after ‘coronary heart assault’ in Rome – Life-style

(ANSA) – ROME, JANUARY 2 – The Anglo-Pakistani author Hanif Kureish has been hospitalized after struggling a foul drink believed to be a coronary heart assault whereas getting ready to ring within the New Yr in Rome.

The writer of My Lovely Laundry and The Buddha of the Suburbs, 68, is in intensive care on the Gemelli Polyclinic Hospital within the Italian capital, his entourage advised ANSA on New Yr’s Eve.

He suffered the unsuitable flip at Rome’s Fiumicino airport shortly after flying to Rome on Friday, they stated.

He’s in severe however steady situation, medical sources stated.

Kureishi, CBE, born in Bromley, close to London, on 5 December, is a British playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker and novelist of English and South Asian descent.

In 2008, The Instances included Kureishi in its record of the 50 finest British writers since 1945. (ANSA).