Dilip Kumar to be discharged from hospital today

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2016 11:38 IST
Dilip Kumar and Madhubala in a still from 1960 film Mughal E Azam. (YouTube)

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised for respiratory problems last Friday, will be discharged today as per the decision of his family members. Kumar, 93, was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra on April 15.

Dr Jalil Parkar, who is attending to him along with other doctors, said that Kumar will be discharged tomorrow. “He is fine. The family has decided that he (Dilip Kumar) should be discharged tomorrow around 10 AM,” Parkar said.

Earlier in the day, Parkar had said the actor will get discharged at 4 PM today.

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Meanwhile, superstar Aamir Khan met the thespian in the hospital.

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

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.

Watch: Dilip Kumar’s famous dialogue in

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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