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Dilip Saab is doing much better now: Actor’s Twitter handle assures

Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar, who is admitted in Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital since Wednesday, is “doing much better”.

bollywood Updated: Aug 06, 2017 13:41 IST
HT Corrrespondent, Hindustan Times
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Dilip Kumar was admitted in Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai, on Wednesday following kidney ailments.

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who is admitted in Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital due to the kidney issues, is improving and doing “much better now”.

Tweets from the actor’s Twitter handle said, “Dilip Saab is doing much better now. Pls remember him in your prayers. The excellent team of doctors and staff of Lilavati Hospital along with Saira Baaji are caring for Dilip Saab 24x7.” The tweets were signed off as "FF”. As per the bio of Dilip Kumar’s handle, the sign off means they are tweets are “by @faisalmouthshut” and “on behalf” of the actor.

Earlier, doctors at Lilavati Hospital, where the 94-year-old actor is admitted, had also assured fans that the Devdas star was improving. His all vital parameters are reported to be stable, they added.

Previously, Dr Jalil Parkar revealed that condition of the Ganga Jamuna star, who was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday morning, was not good and he would need a dialysis. “His haemoglobin is decreasing and potassium is increasing, creatinine is still rising, He will need a dialysis,” Dr Parkar added.

This is the third time the actor has been admitted to the hospital.

He was last seen on the big screen in Qila in 1998. 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).

(With ANI inputs)

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First Published: Aug 06, 2017 13:39 IST