The veteran actor tweeted on Tuesday night: "This is to dispel all notions and wrong speculations of my hair turning grey/white overnight. My hair was dyed by Avan Contractor for a film produced by Honey Trehan and Sony pictures directed by Hitesh Bhatia. The film is untitled. Trust this clears the air."
Writing a note to his fans, the "102 Not Out"the actor said: "Hello all! I am taking a short leave of absence from work to go to America for some medical treatment. I urge my well-wishers not to worry or unnecessarily speculate. It's been 45 years 'plus' of wear and tear at the movies. With your love and good wishes, I will be back soon!"
The actor was last seen on screen in a cameo on Nandita Das' directorial "Manto".
(With inputs from agencies.)