Dilip Kumar hospitalised again
Actor Dilip Kumar was rushed to Mumbai’s Leelavati Hospital on Tuesday morning. The actor is about to celebrate his 94th birthday.He complained of a sudden swelling in his right leg, which alarmed his wife, Saira Banu.
She immediately rushed him to the hospital.
Saira told media “I was anyway planning to take him for a routine check-up, but the swelling alarmed me. He was also complaining of cold and cough.
I don’t ignore anything when it comes to Dilip saab’s health. The doctors are examining him; he’s under observation. He’s very comfortable with the team here. I just hope there is nothing serious. Inshallah, I will take him home before his birthday on Sunday.”
The actor has been hospitalized quite a few times over the last few years due to some major and minor ailments. Dilip Kumar was suffering from pneumonia as well but his breathing condition had improved.
Dilip Kumar, popularly called the Tragedy King, is credited to be among the greatest actors ever to have graced Indian cinema. Born as Muhammad Yusuf Khan, he adopted the screen name Dilip Kumar in keeping up with the traditions of early Hindi filmdom. The iconic actor has had a long and illustrious career spanning over five decades and is considered one of the foremost figures of the ‘Golden Era of Indian Cinema’.