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Dilip Kumar in ICU, condition no better since admission: Hospital source

Last seen on the big screen in Qila in 1998, Dilip Kumar was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

bollywood Updated: Aug 03, 2017 19:04 IST
Dilip Kumar’s Naya Daur was digitally coloured.
Dilip Kumar’s Naya Daur was digitally coloured.

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital late Wednesday, is in ICU now. According to the hospital sources, his condition is no better since his admission due to the kidney issues; creatinine level is rising in his blood.

The superstar, who has been suffering from age-related problems in recent years, was accompanied by his wife Saira Banu yesterday. In April last year, he was hospitalised due to fever and nausea.

Known as the Tragedy King, Kumar has acted in over 65 films in his career and is known for his iconic roles in movies like Devdas (1955), Naya Daur (1957), Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Ganga Jamuna (1961), Kranti (1981), and Karma (1986).

Last seen on the big screen in Qila in 1998, the actor was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.