Dilip Kumar hospitalised again for recurrent pneumonia, hospital shares update


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Earlier in the day, Kumar's family friend Faisal Farooqui shared the news of the actor's hospitalisation on Twitter.

Dilip Kumar is considered a legendary actor of the industry.

Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to hospital Sunday, is currently stable.

The 95-year-old actor, who was being treated for recurrent pneumonia at Lilavati Hospital, was feeling better now.

"He (Dilip Kumar) is stable now. There is nothing to worry about," Ajay Kumar, Vice President, Lilavati Hospital, told PTI.

When reached out, Kumar's wife, yesteryear actor Saira Banu was unavailable for comment.

Earlier in then day, Kumar's family friend Faisal Farooqui shared 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.

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'.