Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalized in Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital following the recurrent episodes of pneumonia, may be discharged on Thursday afternoon. A family friend of the veteran actor told the media. Giving an update on the 95-year-old's health, Faisal Farooqui, who tweets on behalf of the thespian, told IANS on the phone: "Dilip sir is better. He is recuperating. Doctor's are expecting him to get discharged by tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon."
Dilip Kumar, one of India's most iconic actors, was admitted to the Lilavati hospital on Monday. The nonagenarian, whose last silver screen appearance was in "Qila" (1998), was also admitted to the hospital in September due to pneumonia.
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'.