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Actor Dilip Kumar admitted to Mumbai hospital due to dehydration

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who has worked in many Bollywood films, was hospitalised after he suffered dehydration and urinary tract infection.
Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi August 03, 2017 6:13 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, was rushed to a hospital in Mumbai after he suffered dehydration and urinary tract infection. He was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra. The nephew of the legendary actor has informed that he is not in ICU and is doing well and his fans should not be worried. Dilip is likely to be hospitalised for two days. The talented actor has delivered many powerful performances in the past.

"He was admitted due to dehydration and urine (tract) infection. He is not in the ICU... He is in a normal room. He is fine now, there is nothing to worry," Kumar's nephew Rehan told PTI.

"He is under observation and expected to be in the hospital for two days," he said.

The renowned actor, whose real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan, has acted in several superhit films during his six- decade long career such as Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e- Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Karma.

He was last seen in 1998 film Qila. In 1994, Dilip was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award and PadmaVibhushan in 2015. He tied the knot with Saira Banu in 1966.

(With PTI Inputs)