Veteran actor Dilip Kumar who was hospitalized on Sunday morning was released from the hospital today. He underwent minor surgery on Wednesday to remove fluid from his lungs. An update on his official Twitter account confirmed that the veteran actor will return home today.
“With your love and affection and prayers, Dilip Saab comes home from the hospital. God’s endless mercy and kindness through Drs Gokhale, Parkar, Dr Arun Shah and the entire Hinduja Khar team. Faisal Farooqui, “read the tweet.
Dilip Kumar was admitted to the non-COVID facility in Hindu on Sunday after complaining of shortness of breath. After performing a few tests, she was diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion.
Earlier, when the 98-year-old actor was hospitalized, his wife Saira Banu issued a statement asking people not to believe the rumors about his ill health and to keep him in their prayers. “In recent days, my beloved husband, Yousuf Khan, was not feeling well and was recovering in a hospital in Mumbai. Through this note, I want to thank you all for keeping it in your prayers and for all the love and affection. The health of my husband, my Kohinoor, our Dilip Kumar Sahab is stable and the doctors have assured me that he should be out soon. I urge you not to believe the rumors. As I ask you to pray for Sahab’s health, I pray that the Almighty will keep you all safe and healthy during this pandemic, ”the note read.
Dilip Kumar made his acting debut with Jwar bhata in 1944, and Saira Banu made her acting debut alongside Shammi Kapoor in the 1961 film Junglee. And both got married in 1966.
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