Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital, Saira Banu thanks fans

11:29 PM | 9 Aug, 2017
Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital, Saira Banu thanks fans
NEW DELHI - Veteran actor, Dilip Kumar who was admitted in the Lilavati Hospital, is doing fine and has been discharged from the hospital on Wednesday.

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Dilip Kumar’s wife and veteran actor, Saira Banu said, “Dilip ji is totally fine and I am waiting to take him home today. Waiting for doctor to discharge him.”

The 94-year-old actor’s Twitter handle too posted the news, telling, “Saab will be discharged from Lilavati Hospital at 4pm. This is one great news. I’m on my way to the hospital. -FF”

The legendary actor was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital on August 2 due to kidney issues. As per Lilavati Hospital, his all vital parameters are reported to be stable.

This is the third time the actor has been admitted to the hospital. In April last year, he was hospitalised due to fever and nausea.

Known as the Tragedy King, Kumar has acted in over 65 films in his career and is known for his iconic roles in movies like Devdas (1955), Naya Daur (1957), Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Ganga Jamuna (1961), Kranti (1981), and Karma (1986).

Last seen on the big screen in Qila in 1998, the actor was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.