Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar Responds To Treatment, Might Be Discharged Soon

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Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who has been hospitalised for recurrent pneumonia, is getting his diagnosis done at a suburban hospital in Mumbai. The 96-year-old, who has been in news for his health, was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on October 5

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who has been hospitalised for recurrent pneumonia, is getting his diagnosis done at a suburban hospital in Mumbai. The 96-year-old, who has been in news for his health, was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on October 5 after he complained of uneasiness and breathlessness due to chest pain. Recently, news has surfaced that the veteran actor is responding to the treatment well, and if everything goes well, he will soon be discharged from the hospital. The 'Devdas' actor's spokesperson took to his Twitter account on October 10 and said " Lord be praised. @TheDilipKumar saab is responding to treatment and doing much better . If all goes well, as per doctors, he may be discharged from the hospital tomm. (Thursday afternoon). Insha'Allah. -FF" 

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Here's the tweet! 

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. 

Read: Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar Hospitalised In Mumbai

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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