Dilip Kumar admitted in Lilavati hospita, Saira Banu says he’s doing fine


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.

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Mumbai: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh presents Padma Vibhushan to Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar along with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Saira Banu, Governor C Vidhyasagar Rao and Ashish Shelar at his residence in Mumbai on Sunday. PTI Photo 

“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.

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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