Dilip Kumar doing fine, says wife Saira Banu

Dilip Kumar was rushed to the Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra, on Tuesday morning, after he complained of swelling in his right leg. Wife Saira Banu informed that he is recovering well.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published: December 8, 2016 11:12 am
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Legendary actor Dilip Kumar is recovering well, says his wife Saira Banu. Kumar, 93, was rushed to the Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra here, on Tuesday morning, after he complained of swelling in his right leg.

“He is doing much better now. But he will be in hospital today and tomorrow as we want to get his body profile done. The doctors here are taking good care of him,” Saira told PTI.

“He will get his body spa done and then he will have his tea..He is doing well,” she added. On December 7, Veteran actor Dilip Kumar took to Twitter to allay the fears of his fans regarding his health. The 93-year-old star was rushed to Mumbai’s Leelavati Hospital on Tuesday after complaining of fever and swelling in the right leg. The actor is still in the hospital and shared images and his health update from the hospital with his fans.

Dilip Kumar shared a series of tweets with wife Saira Banu and we see him in a healthy state. Dilip Kumar tweeted, “Feeling much better now. Was admitted to Lilavati hospital for a routine checkup. Your prayers are with me.”

Check Dilip Kumar’s health updates here:

During his six-decade long career the legendary actor, whose real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan, has acted in many superhit films like “Madhumati”, “Devdas”, “Mughal-e-Azam”, “Ganga Jamuna”, “Ram Aur Shyam” and “Karma”.

He was last seen on-screen in the film “Qila” in 1998. Kumar was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

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