Dilip Kumar 'fine now', is likely to be discharged from hospital on Tuesday


Apr 18, 2016 13:09:34 IST

Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati hospital on Saturday morning for treatment of high fever and nausea, is likely to be discharged on Tuesday.

Saira Banu's manager Murshid Khan told IANS: "Dilip sir is fine now and all his reports are also normal. Once doctors give a heads up, he will probably be discharged by tomorrow."

Dilip Kumar fine now, is likely to be discharged from hospital on Tuesday

Dilip Kumar. Image from IBNlive

The veteran actor suffered high fever and vomiting on Saturday morning following which he was rushed to Lilavati hospital.

Dilip Kumar was last seen in the film Qila in 1998. He was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015. The legendary actor, whose real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan, acted in films like Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Karma during his six-decade long career.

On Monday morning, superstar Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to share the news that Dilip saab was on the mend.

The Piku star posted the news after having a word with the actor's wife Saira Banu about his health.

"Saira ji informs me that he (Dilip Kumar) is doing fine, by the grace of the Almighty... Prayers for a speedy recovery," Bachchan tweeted on Sunday.

He added:

Updated Date: Apr 18, 2016 13:09:34 IST

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