- "Saab was diagnosed with mild pneumonia," tweeted a family friend
- "He's been advised to rest at home," he added
- "Please remember him in your prayers and duas," read the tweet
Wanted to update all of you abt Dilip Saab's health. -FF [Faisal Farooqui @faisalMouthshut posting this tweet on behalf of Dilip Saab]— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) November 28, 2017
Saab was diagnosed with mild pneumonia. He's been advised to rest at home. Allah is kind that all other parameters are showing normal - Saab is doing better now. Pls remember him in your prayers and duas. -FF— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) November 28, 2017
Earlier this year, Dilip Kumar was hospitalised for a brief while because of a kidney related ailment and his homecoming has been followed by regular health updates on Twitter. Soon after his return home, Dilip Kumar had visitors like Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra dropping by.
Dilip Kumar, who interacts with his fans on Twitter, briefly taken control of his account in October, after which he shared Diwali wishes and photos from his 51st anniversary celebrations at their Pali Hill residence. Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu got possession of the long-disputed property in September this year. Dilip Kumar's Twitter is otherwise managed by both Mr Farooqui and Saira Banu.
Dilip Kumar has been in and out of the hospital for the past few years. In December last year, he celebrated his 93rd birthday in hospital, where he was being treated for fever and a swollen leg.
We wish him a speedy recovery.