Mumbai. Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to hospital Sunday. The 95-year-old actor is being treated for recurrent pneumonia. Kumar’s family friend Faisal Farooqui share the news on the actor’s official Twitter handle.
“Want to inform you @TheDilipKumar has been admitted to hospital last night. He’s being treated for recurrent pneumonia. Praying… Will keep you updated on twitter. –FF (@faisalMouthshut)” the tweet read. Last month, the actor was admitted to hospital for the treatment of mild pneumonia.
While further details are yet to be revealed, when the veteran actor was hospitalised earlier Saira Bano confirmed how he was recuperating from pneumonia and he was alright. She told PTI, “He is alright. He has come back from the hospital and is recuperating at home as he had two bouts of pneumonia. He is with his doctor and nursing staff. He is getting better by God’s grace.” It seems that the 95-year-old popular and acclaimed actor has had a relapse.
Dilip Kumar’s health has been constantly under observation. While he was admitted to the hospital last month, he was kept in the ICU. However, he health improved after a few days and was discharged from the hospital.
Dilip was a popular actor during the period through the 1950s to the 80s. He is
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’.