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Dilip Kumar is all well, will be discharged from hospital today

Kumar’s wife, actor Saira Banu had earlier said that the actor was hospitalised as he was suffering from high fever, chest infection and respiratory problems.

bollywood Updated: Apr 20, 2016 14:31 IST
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Kumar’s wife, actor Saira Banu had earlier said that the actor was hospitalised as he was suffering from high fever, chest infection and respiratory problems.(Twitter)

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised for respiratory problems, will be discharged this evening.

Kumar, 93, was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on April 15.

“He is much better and is on road to recovery. He will get discharged today at 4 PM,” Dr Jalil Parkar, who is attending to him along with other doctors, told PTI.

A picture of Saira Banu and Dilip Kumar, in which the couple are seen together as the actor recovers, is trending on social media. The photograph shows the actor resting in bed as Saira Banu looks on. (Twitter)

Kumar’s wife, actor Saira Banu had earlier said that the actor was hospitalised as he was suffering from high fever, chest infection and respiratory problems.

Read: Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu’s viral picture is love at its purest

The legendary actor, whose real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan, acted in many superhit films during his six-decade long career such as Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Karma.

He was last seen on-screen in the film Qila in 1998. He was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

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