He is under doctor supervision and his condition is not serious. For the last three days, he was suffering from cough and cold and was taken to Lilavati Hospital today.
“He has been taken to Lilavati as he has cold and cough for past two three days. He might be in hospital for a routine check-up for a few days but there is nothing to worry about.” stated out source.
“Dilip Kumar has been admitted for pneumonia. He is suffering from cough and cold. We have put him on antibiotic treatment. He is not in ICU,” stated Doctor Jalil Parkar of Lilavati Hospital.
Dilip Kumar, ninety one, was hospitalised in September 2013 after suffering a silent heart attack.
Dilip Kumar, known as the King Of Tragedy, essayed iconic roles in classics like Devdas‘, Madhumati, Mughal-e-Azam and Ganga Jamuna.
He was born Muhammad Yusuf Khan on December 11, 1922, in Peshawar (now in Pakistan) and his acting career spanned six decades and over sixty films.
He was the first to receive Filmfare Best Actor honour when the awards were started in 1954 and, with eight wins, he shares with Shah Rukh Khan the record for the most number of Filmfare Awards won in that category.
Dilip Kumar was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in the year 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. He was also nominated to Rajya Sabha for a term from 2000 to 2006.
In 1998, he was awarded the Nishan-e-Imtiaz, the highest civilian award conferred by the government of Pakistan.
Earlier this month everyone panicked when rumours about his death started doing the rounds.
At that time, Amitabh Bachchan took to his microblogging site Twitter and had posted,” Some baseless rumours being spread about Yusuf Saheb – Dilip Kumar, being ill. Saira ji just informed me he is perfectly fine.”
We wish our superstar a speedy recovery.
Dilip Kumar was today (December 06, 2014) admitted to a hospital for treatment of pneumonia after he complained of cough and cold. He is under doct...2.0