Dilip Kumar to be discharged tomorrow

Published: 25th September 2013 04:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th September 2013 04:52 PM   |  A+A-


Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who has been recuperating at a city hospital here, will be discharged tomorrow, sources said.

The 90-year-old thespian was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on September 15 after he complained of uneasiness.

According to doctors, he had suffered a heart attack.

The veteran actor had been kept in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital.

"He is much better (now) and hence we have decided to take him home. He is recovering quite well... He is having food on his own. He will be discharged tomorrow," sources close to the actor told PTI.

The veteran actor has given memorable performances in films like 'Mughal-e-Azam', 'Madhumati', 'Devdas' and 'Ganga Jamuna', 'Kranti', 'Karma'.

Dilip Kumar was crowned as the 'Tragedy King' of Bollywood for playing a doomed lover in films like 'Andaz', 'Baabul', 'Mela', 'Deedar', 'Jogan' and others. His last film was 'Qila' in 1998.

The actor was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994.

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