This Article is From Apr 19, 2016

To Amitabh Bachchan, With Love From Dilip Kumar

To Amitabh Bachchan, With Love From Dilip Kumar

This image was posted on Facebook by Amitabh Bachchan.


  • Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar have worked together in 1982's Shakti.
  • Dilip saab's doctor said that the actor will be discharged in two days.
  • Dilip Kumar was taken to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital on April 16.
New Delhi: Actor Amitabh Bachchan received a message from Dilip Kumar's wife actress Saira Banu, with a whole lot of love. Dilip Kumar, 93, was taken to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital on April 16 after he had trouble breathing.

Big B, 73, who worked with Dilip saab in 1982's Shakti, tweeted a picture of Dilip saab at the hospital, which was sent to him by Sairaji:

On April 16, Dilip saab's Duniya co-star Rishi Kapoor tweeted a medical bulletin that showed Dilip saab and Sairaji in the hospital room:

Big B had also posted several pictures of himself with the senior star:

Dr Jalil Parkar of Lilavati Hospital said that Dilip saab will be discharged in two days and that he is stable and is also able to eat his food properly. "There have been some rumours about Dilip Kumar's condition, but they are not true at all. He is fully conscious and has shown remarkable improvement. He is not in the ICU or on ventilator, but in his room. He will be discharged in another two days," Dr Parkar told news agency PTI.

Dilip Kumar was born Mohammad Yusuf Khan and his six-decade career is studded with acclaimed classics such as Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Naya Daur.

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 'Fully Conscious,' Will be Discharged in Two Days)