Don’t Believe In Rumours, I Am Fine Confirms Dilip Kumar
The gossip market was buzzing last evening when veteran actor Dilip Kumar was rushed to a hospital in Mumbai. All sorts of news were making the rounds; fortunately, none of them is true; the actor issues a statement on his social media profile. Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was rushed to PD Hinduja Hospital in Khar, has been diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion, and is currently on oxygen support in the ICU ward, though his condition is now stable.
Dilip Saab's official Twitter handle also shared the update regarding the veteran actor's health, telling people not to believe in Whatsapp forwards. The tweet read, "Don't believe in WhatsApp forwards. Saab is stable. Thank you for your heartfelt duas and prayers. As per doctors, he should be home in 2-3 days. Insh'Allah." Earlier in the day, his wife and actor Saira Banu stated that the doctor had asked the actor to undergo some tests and x-rays, after which it would be known that how many more days he will have to stay in the hospital. He had requested his fans for prayers.
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The superstar has been suffering from age-related health issues in recent years. Last month, the 98-year-old actor was admitted to the same hospital for two days regarding some routine checkups and tests.
Dilip Saab’s career has spanned over six decades, known for movies such as Devdas, Naya Daur, Mughal-e-Azam, Kranti and Karma.
Last seen on the big screen in 'Qila' in 1998, the actor was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.