Mumbai (August 3, 2017): Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was admitted in the ICU at Lilavati hospital in Mumbai after suffering from a kidney ailment and dehydration on Wednesday.
The hospital source revealed that Dilip Kumar was brought to the hospital around 12 noon, and he was admitted. Various tests are being conducted on him. Situation will be clear tomorrow.
The 94-year-old actor, who has had various visits to the hospital in the last few years, was last admitted in Lilavati in December after he complained of fever and swelling in his right leg.
According to the hospital, the 94-year-old is stable and will be discharged in a few days.
“He is suffering from a series of old age-related ailments and needs regular medical intervention,” doctors said.
After a day in the hospital, Dilip Kumar took to Twitter to allay the fears of his fans regarding his health. He shared his images and health update from the hospital with his followers.
Known as the tragedy king of Bollywood, Dilip — born Yusuf Khan — is known for his films such as Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Naya Daur and Madhumati among others. Dilip Kumar’s last film was Qila in 1998. He was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.