- "He is not on ventilator but is in the ICU," said the doctors
- "Due to age factor, we have to keep him under observation," said doctors
- "He will be in the hospital for a few more days," said the doctors
Dilip Saab is doing much better now. Pls remember him in your prayers. -FF— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) August 6, 2017
The excellent team of doctors and staff of Lilavati Hospital along with Saira Baaji are caring for Dilip Saab 24x7. -FF— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) August 6, 2017
Dilip Kumar is being treated by at the hospital by cardiologist Nitin Gokhale and nephrologist Arun Shah. In December last year, Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after he complained of fever and a swollen leg. The legendary actor, who celebrated his 94th birthday on December 11 at the hospital, shared a picture with his fans on Twitter.
Saira, helps me cut a cake... pic.twitter.com/ANGFhW5NAn— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) December 11, 2016
Dilip Kumar got married to Saira Banu in 1966. The couple have co-starred in films like Sagina, Bairag and Sagina Mahato.
Dilip Kumar made his Bollywood debut with 1944 movie Jwar Bhata. He has acted in over 65 films and is best known for his performance in movies like Madhumati, Andaz, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ram Aur Shyam and Naya Daur.
Dilip Kumar was last seen in 1988 film Qila, co-starring Rekha, Mukul Dev, Mamta Kulkarni, Smita Jaykar and Gulshan Grover.
Dilip Kumar received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement award in 1993.
(With PTI inputs)