Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was hospitalised on Wednesday evening after complaints of severe dehydration and urinary problem. The 94-year old actor was admitted to the ICU at Lilavati Hospital. Possibility of kidney dysfunction was reported by the doctors.
Vice President of the hospital, Ajay Kumar Pandey said to a leading daily, “His kidney functions are yet to normalize. We are closely monitoring his condition’’.
Dilip Kumar, who is also known as Tragedy King, is one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. Being one of the biggest movie star in Bollywood, is also a nine-time Filmfare Award winner. He has also been honoured with Padma Bhushan in 1991 and DadaSaheb Phalke Award in 1994.
The news of him getting rushed to hospital scared the Bollywood industry. And, as per latest update, actor’s health is still a matter of concern.
Dilip Kumar tasted huge success in the 1950s by playing lead roles in numerous romantic movies including Sairat, Babul, Tarana, Hulchul, Deedar, Daag, Devdas and many more.
Wife of Dilip Kumar, Saira Bano told to a news agency, “He is doing much better than yesterday. But he will be in hospital. The doctors here are taking good care of him’’.
Friends and family of Dilip Kumar are praying for his speedy recovery.