This Article is From Apr 17, 2016

Amitabh Bachchan Says Dilip Kumar is 'Fine'

Amitabh Bachchan Says Dilip Kumar is 'Fine'

A file photo of Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan.


  • Amitabh Bachchan said that Dilip Kumar is 'doing well.'
  • Dilip Kumar was admitted to Lilavati hospital on Friday.
  • On Saturday, his wife Saira Banu had said that he is recovering well.
Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan informed that legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who is in the hospital for respiratory problems, is fine now.

Big B said that he had a word with the 93-year-old actor's wife Saira Banu about his health.

Big B, 73, tweeted:

Dilip Kumar was admitted to the hospital late on Friday, and his wife Saira Banu had announced on Saturday that his condition is stable and he is recovering well.

Dilip saab, who married actress Saira Banu in 1966, is well-known for playing tragic heroes in films like Andaz, Baabul, Mela, Deedar and Jogan. He was last seen in 1998 film Qila.

Dilip Kumar's many awards include the Padma Vibhushan, which he received in 2015. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. He was the first winner of the Filmfare Best Actor award - for 1956's Azaad - and shares the record for the most wins - eight - with Shah Rukh Khan. Dilip saab also received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement award in 1993.(Also Read: Dilip Kumar 'Stable, But Not Out of Danger,' Says His Doctor)