MUMBAIl: The condition of nonagenarian Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised after complaints of dehydration on Wednesday, is stable according to hospital sources.
Kumar (94) is currently undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit of the Lilawati Hospital of western Mumbai suburb of Bandra.
He was admitted after complains of dehydration and urinary complications. His condition is better after he underwent dialysis, doctors had said on Thursday.
After the dialysis, we had to keep a close watch on him and hence he was shifted to the ICU, hospital sources said.
Unconfirmed reports throughout the day said that he is battling renal failure and is not responding to the treatment. However, his wife Sayra Bano put to rest those reports and said he is recuperating.
“He is doing much better than yesterday. But he will be in hospital. The doctors here are taking good care of him,” she said.
As the reports of the hospitalisation of the veteran actor started pouring in, the social media got flooded with messages of commoners wishing him a speedy recovery.
The tragedy king of yesteryears Kumar was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, I in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.