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Dilip Kumar is much better now, says Saira Banu

Legendary Actor Dilip Kumar Is Recovering Well, Says His Wife Saira Banu.

PTI | Updated on: 08 Dec 2016, 10:54:57 AM
Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu (Source Getty Images)


Legendary actor Dilip Kumar is recovering well, says his wife Saira Banu.

Dilip Kumar is 93 years old, he was rushed to the Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra, on Tuesday morning, after he complained of swelling in his right leg.

“He is doing much better now. But he will be in hospital on today and tomorrow as we want to get his body profile done. The doctors here are taking good care of him,” Saira told PTI.

“He will get his body spa done and then he will have his tea..He is doing well,” she added.

During his six-decade-long career the legendary actor, whose real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan, has acted in many superhit films like “Madhumati”, “Devdas”, “Mughal-e-Azam”, “Ganga Jamuna”, “Ram Aur Shyam” and “Karma”.

He was last seen on-screen in the film “Qila” in 1998. Kumar was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

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First Published : 08 Dec 2016, 10:45:00 AM

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