Dilip Kumar admitted to Mumbai hospital following breathing issues, says wife Saira Banu

Earlier this year, Kumar was hospitalised for a routine health check-up.

FP Staff June 06, 2021 10:43:32 IST
Dilip Kumar admitted to Mumbai hospital following breathing issues, says wife Saira Banu

Dilip Kumar has been admitted to a Mumbai hospital after experiencing breathing issues, his wife and veteran actor Saira Banu said on Sunday.

Kumar, 98, was taken to the suburban Khar-based Hinduja Hospital around 8.30 AM.

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According to Kumar's official Twitter handle, the actor has been admitted to the medical facility for routine tests and investigations.

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Earlier this year, Kumar was hospitalised for a routine health check-up.

Last year, the screen icon lost his two younger brothers — Aslam Khan (88) and Ehsan Khan (90) — due to COVID-19 .

Kumar, who made his debut with Jwar Bhata in 1944, has appeared in several iconic films in his career spanning over five decades, including Kohinoor, Mughal-e-Azam, Devdas, Naya Daur, Ram Aur Shyam, among others.

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

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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