MUMBAI: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to Lilavati hospital on Sunday night. He is being treated for recurrent pneumonia.
The 95-year-old actor’ nephew Faisal Farooqui, who handles the official Twitter account of the ‘Tragedy King of Bollywood’ confirmed the reports.
Farooqui wrote, “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).”
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) October 8, 2018
Dilip Kumar in September was admitted for the treatment of mild pneumonia. Farooqui had tweeted that he was suffering from chest infection. He had wrote: “Saab has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital as he was bit uneasy due to a chest infection. He’s recuperating. Requesting your duas and prayers.”
The actor has been honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. He is best known for his roles in films like Mughal-e-Azam, Ram Aur Shyam, Andaz, Madhumati and Devdas.