Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to hospital Sunday. The 95-year-old actor is being treated for recurrent pneumonia. Kumar's family friend Faisal Farooqui share the news on the actor's official Twitter handle.
"Want to inform you @TheDilipKumar has been admitted to hospital last night. He's being treated for recurrent pneumonia. Praying... Will keep you updated on twitter. --FF (@faisalMouthshut)" the tweet read.
Last month, the actor was admitted to hospital for the treatment of mild pneumonia.Last week, amidst reports that Dilip Kumar's deteriorating health, Udaya Tara Nayar, compiler of the actor's autobiography, had told IANS: "He is as well as he can be at his age... He is well looked after by his wife Saira Banu."
The actor was at Lilavati Hospital but now he is feeling better and his condition is also stable. "He (Dilip Kumar) is stable now. There is nothing to worry about," Ajay Kumar, Vice President, Lilavati Hospital, told PTI.
Known as the 'Tragedy King of Bollywood', Dilip Kumar has given memorable performances in films such as "Andaz", 'Aan', 'Madhumati', 'Devdas' and 'Mughal-e-Azam'.
(With PTI inputs)
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