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Veteran actor Dilip Kumar in Lilawati hospital's ICU ward, condition stable

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Mumbai, September 15, 2013
First Published: 22:13 IST(15/9/2013) | Last Updated: 11:04 IST(16/9/2013)

Legendary Hindi film actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra of Mumbai on Sunday night. The 90-year-old actor was brought to the hospital at around 8:45pm.


He had complains of breathlessness, said sources. A routine check-up is going on. Sources said he is suffering from a heart ailment.

“He (Dilip Kumar) was brought to the hospital around 9:00 pm. He reportedly had breathing problems and he has been admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU). He is under the care of cardiologists. However, there is absolutely no cause for concern, he is absolutely stable and he has been kept in the intensive care unit just for observation,” Dr Narendra Trivedi, COO of Lilavati Hospital, said.

The sources however added that a routine check-up is going on. Dilip Kumar received the Padma Bhushan award in year 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 for his contribution to the Indian cinema.

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