Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been released from hospital after undergoing a pleural aspiration procedure. The actor was admitted to Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday after complaining of shortness of breath.
“With your love and affection and your prayers, Dilip Saab is going home from the hospital. God’s Infinite Mercy and Kindness by Drs. Gokhale, Parkar, Dr. Arun Shah and the entire team at Hinduja Khar,” reads an update on the actor’s official Twitter account.
With your love and affection and your prayers, Dilip Saab is going home from the hospital. God’s Infinite Mercy and Kindness by Drs. Gokhale, Parkar, Dr. Arun Shah and all the Hinduja Khar team.
–Faisal Farooqui#DilipKumar #healthupdate
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) June 11, 2021
dr. Jalil Parkar, who treated the iconic star, told indianexpress.com on Wednesday: “Dilip Kumar sahab’s health is much better now. He has been stable for the last two days. His oxygen saturation has improved and his breathing difficulties have also decreased.”
The family of the 98-year-old star also gave their health update on Wednesday: “Thank you for your prayers. A successful pleural aspiration procedure was performed on Dilip Saab. I spoke personally with Dr. Jalil Parkar and Dr. Nitin Gokhale. They are optimistic he will be fired tomm (Thurs).-FF (@FAISALmouthshut)”
Last month, the actor was admitted to the same hospital after some of his health indicators were out of order.
Dilip Kumar, whose real name is Mohammed Yusuf Khan, is considered one of the best actors in Indian cinema.
He has given Hindi cinema many hits over his five-decade long career. Some of his hits are Mughal-e-Azam, Devdas, Naya Daur and Ram Aur Shyam. He was last seen in the 1998 film Qila.