Entertainment News, Nation, (Mumbai), September 6:-Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati hospital here due to chest infection, has been diagnosed with mild pneumonia, his wife Saira Banu said on Thursday.
The 95-year-old actor was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on Wednesday.
“He is doing better now. The medical reports are saying a small patch of pneumonia is there. God willing, he will be out of it soon. But he is doing fine,” Saira Banu told PTI.
Dilip Kumar’s nephew Faisal Farooqui first shared the news about the actor’s ill health on his official Twitter account.
“@TheDilipKumar has been admitted to Lilavati after he complained of breathlessness. Due to advance age, Saab has been routinely visiting the hospital for overall health care and health management. Allah is kind that He has blessed @TheDilipKumar Saab with such wonderful family, friends, well wishers and the prayers of millions of people all over the world. Pls keep him in your prayers.” he had written.
Known as the ‘Tragedy King of Bollywood’, Dilip Kumar has given memorable performances in films such as “Andaz”, ‘Aan’, ‘Madhumati’, ‘Devdas’ and ‘Mughal-e-Azam’.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)