Dilip Kumar has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital following a complaint of chest infection and uneasiness. A post from the actor’s official Twitter account revealed the news, also stating that he’s recuperating well.
The tweet read, “Saab has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital as he was bit uneasy due to a chest infection. He’s recuperating. Requesting your duas and prayers. -FF”
The actor is one of the most respected and popular Hindi cinema artists. He is also known as the tragedy king of Bollywood. His performances in films like Naya Daur (1957), Mughal-E-Azam (1960), Ram Aur Shyam (1967), Gunga Jamuna (1961) and Devdas (1955) among others have been appreciated widely. He is a proud recipient of Padma Bhushan (1991), Padma Vibhushan (2015), Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1995) and Pakistan’s Nishan-e-Imtiaz (1998) awards.
The actor has battled breathing disorders and kidney infection in the past. Celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Amitabh Bachchan visited him when he got hospitalised earlier.
We wish him a speedy recovery!
More details on his health are awaited.