Legendary actor Dilip Kumar who has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai after he complained of uneasiness due to a chest infection has been diagnosed with mild pneumonia.
His wife Saira Banu sent out an update on his health. While talking to Zee News, she has confirmed that his congestion has been improved with strong medication but he has to improve more for a good recovery.
She said, “Yes please do pray. His congestion is a bit improved with strong medication and we have to yet improve much more for a good recovery In Shaa Allah. Thank you for the good wishes.”
She had earlier said that “He is doing better now. The medical reports are saying a small patch of pneumonia is there. God willing, he will be out of it soon. But he is doing fine.”
Dilip Kumar’s nephew Faisal Farooqui first shared the news about the actor’s ill health on his official Twitter account.
He tweeted, “Saab has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital as he was bit uneasy due to a chest infection. He’s recuperating. Requesting your duas and prayers. -FF”
Saab has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital as he was bit uneasy due to a chest infection. He’s recuperating. Requesting your duas and prayers. -FF
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) September 5, 2018
Kumar has acted in more than 65 films over six decades and is known for his iconic roles in movies such as Devdas (1955), Naya Daur (1957), Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Ganga Jamuna (1961), Kranti (1981), and Karma (1986).
Dilip Kumar was last seen in the film ‘Qila’ in 1998. He was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.
We wish the actor for speedy recovery!