Dilip Kumar has been diagnosed with mild pneumonia, confirms Saira Banu

Dilip Kumar has been diagnosed with mild pneumonia, confirms Saira Banu


Dilip Kumar the Legendary actor has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital after he complained of uneasiness due to a chest infection has been diagnosed with mild pneumonia.

Yes, the actor’s wife Saira Banu told news agency. She said, “He is doing better now. The medical reports are saying a small patch of pneumonia is there. God willing, he will be out of it soon. But he is doing fine.”


Dilip Kumar’s nephew Faisal Farooqui first shared the news about the actor’s ill health on his official Twitter account.

He tweeted,  “Saab has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital as he was bit uneasy due to a chest infection. He’s recuperating. Requesting your duas and prayers. -FF”

Kumar has acted in more than 65 films over six decades and is known for his iconic roles in movies such as Devdas (1955), Naya Daur (1957), Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Ganga Jamuna (1961), Kranti (1981), and Karma (1986).

Dilip Kumar was last seen in the film ‘Qila’ in 1998. He was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

We wish the actor for a speedy recovery!

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