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Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar Gets Hospitalised, Being Treated For Recurrent Pneumonia

Written By Athulya Nambiar | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Veteran actor Dilip Kumar got hospitalised as he is being treated for recurrent pneumonia

 Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to the hospital on Sunday night, as he is being treated for recurrent pneumonia. His spokesperson took to the actor's official account and wrote, "Want to inform you @TheDilipKumar has been admitted to hospital last night. He's being treated for recurrent pneumonia. Praying...will keep you updated on twitter. --FF (@faisalMouthshut)"

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The actor was earlier admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on September 5 this year, after he complained of uneasiness and breathlessness due to chest pain. 

Of recent, the actor has been admitted to the hospital several times, owing to his age.In August 2017, the 95-year-old actor was admitted to the hospital due to dehydration and fever. Back then it was reported there were discrepancies in the function of his kidney and was kept under observation for a few days before getting discharged. In the past few years, the actor has been admitted to the hospital several times, owing to age-related illness. In fact, in 2016 the actor was admitted to the hospital twice. He even celebrated his birthday in the hospital on December 11, 2016. 

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Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar made his debut in the year 1944 with the film 'Jwar Bhata' opposite Saira Banu. He later married to his co-star in 1966 and has been married to her ever since. He is popularly known for his roles in films like, 'Arzoo', 'Footpath', 'Devdas', Mughal-e-Azam, 'Naya Daur', 'Kohinoor ', 'Ganga Jamuna' and 'Dharm Adhikari'. He was last seen in 1998 in the film 'Qilla'  alongside Rekha, Mamta Kulkarni and Mukul Dev. Dilip Kumar was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

 

 

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