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
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.
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.
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.
Thank you all for your prayers, love and affection. pic.twitter.com/z3290IaBCh— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) April 18, 2016
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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First Published: Apr 20, 2016 14:31 IST