- "Welcome back home Dilip Kumar Saheb," tweeted Kamal Haasan
- Lata Mangeshkar shared an old picture with Dilip Kumar on Rakhi
- Dilip Kumar was being treated for dehydration and kidney malfunction
Welcome back home Dilip Kumar Saheb. One among your millions of fans in the South of India— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) August 10, 2017
Meanwhile, on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, singer Lata Mangeshkar shared an old picture of herself with Dilip Kumar. "Main aur mere Rakhi Bhai," she captioned the post. The 87-year-old singer had earlier wished Dilip Kumar a speedy recovery. "She tweeted, "Mujhe news dekhkar pata chala ki Dilip Kumar ji ki tabiyat acchi nahi hai. Unki sehat mein jald sudhaar ho yehi meri Ishwar se prarthana."
Main aur mere Rakhi Bhai. pic.twitter.com/PiMlIMoQyh— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) August 7, 2017
Mujhe news dekhkar pata chala ki Dilip kumar ji ki tabiyat acchi nahi hai.Unki sehat mein jald sudhaar ho yehi meri Ishwar se prarthana.— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) August 5, 2017
Lata Mangeshkar has provided playback for many of Dilip Kumar's films like Madhumati, Devdas and Mughal-E-Azam.
In the last few years, Dilip Kumar has been admitted thrice. He celebrated his 94th birthday in the same hospital last December. After he was discharged, Saira Banu addressed the press and said, "It was a nightmare for him to deal with the sudden deterioration of his health. He is in good health now. All of it felt like a nightmare, how he suddenly fell sick. I am thankful to the Almighty. This has been a miracle," reported news agency IANS.
Saira Banu also used Dilip Kumar's Twitter account to thank his doctors and fans.
Message from Saira Banu:— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) August 9, 2017
By the grace of Allah, Dilip Sahab is under the care of Dr. Nitin Gokhale, Dr. Arun Shah of Lilavati Hospital...1/
2/:and Sahab's personal family physicians Dr. R.C. Sharma and Dr. S. Gokhale, along with the able input of Dr. S. D. Bapat...this excellent— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) August 9, 2017
3/ team has given the green signal to take Sahab home today.— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) August 9, 2017
4/ My gratitude to fans, friends for prayers, doctors for expert treatment, hospital staff n Sahab's personal attendants for all the care.— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) August 9, 2017
5/ It is the Almighty God's will and benevolence that I wish to acknowledge in all humility and gratitude.— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) August 9, 2017
Dilip Kumar is the star of films like Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna and Naya Daur. His last film was 1998's Qila.
Dilip Kumar received the Padma Vibhushan in 2015. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994.