Mumbai: Salman Khan leaves on Saturday for the US for treatment of a medical condition that causes him unbearable pain in the head, jaws and cheeks.

Amidst pain Salman wrapped up his commitments to promote his forthcoming film 'Bodyguard'.

“Though he is suffering from severe pain, he finished off his interviews scheduled till last night. He is leaving for the US on August 27 for the treatment,” a source from the unit of 'Bodyguard' said.

He would miss Ganesh Chaturthi, Eid and the release of his film 'Bodyguard', which is hitting screens on August 31.

Salman disclosed to media that the he had the first attack of pain in the left side of his face during the making of his film 'Partner' (2007) and the pain came back while he was shooting for 'Veer' (2010). He is suffering from this pain continuously since last year.

In medical parlance, Salman is suffering from trigeminal neuralgia and aneurysm.

(Agencies)