UPDATED: June 9, 2021 16:13 IST
Dilip Kumar was admitted to Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital on Sunday (June 6) after he complained of breathlessness. His condition has stabilised now and according to the latest update from the doctors, the 98-year-old is expected to be discharged from the hospital on Thursday, June 10. Earlier, the actor was admitted to the hospital in May for a routine check-up.
DILIP KUMAR’S HEALTH UPDATE
Senior doctors have been monitoring Dilip Kumar’s health condition round-the-clock at the hospital. Now, they are optimistic about sending him home. Sharing the latest health update from Dilip Kumar’s Twitter account, his family friend Faisal Farooqui wrote, “Update: Thank you for your prayers. A successful pleural aspiration procedure was performed on Dilip Saab. I personally spoke to Dr Jalil Parkar and Dr Nitin Gokhale. They are optimistic that he will be discharged tomm (Thursday).- FF (@FAISALmouthshut) (sic).”
WHEN DILIP KUMAR WAS ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL
On the morning of June 6, the official Twitter handle of Dilip Kumar shared the news of his hospitalisation. The tweet read, “Dilip Sahab has been admitted to non-Covid PD Hinduja Hospital Khar for routine tests and investigations. He’s had episodes of breathlessness. A team of healthcare workers led by Dr Nitin Gokhale is attending to him. Please keep Sahab in your prayers and please stay safe (sic).”
Dilip Kumar has had an illustrious career in Bollywood with film credits such as Jogan, Babul, Azaad, Tarana, Deedar, Aan, Karma, Footpath, Daag, Devdas and Mughal-e-Azam. Dilip Kumar’s last film appearance was in 1998 in Qila.