Veteran 94 years old actor Dilip Kumar was admitted at Lilavati Hoispital in Mumbai last week due to dehydration and urinary tract infection. According to the doctors the treatment has responded positively with him.
Ajay Kumar Pande, the Vice President of Lilavati Hospital said on Tuesday, “He is improving. His creatinine levels have come down further and doctors are happy with the progress in his health.”
Since the actor’s admission in the hospital, he remains in the ICU.
However, the doctors and the hospital authorities have not yet decided if he can be discharged anytime soon.
Furthermore, on Monday, Ajay Kumar Pande spoke on behalf of the team of doctors treating Dilip Kumar and said that he has been taken off the ventilator but needs to be under observation for a few more days. “He is improving. He is doing fine. His creatinine levels have reduced. He is not on ventilator but is in the ICU. Due to the age factor, we have to keep him under observation. He will be in the hospital for a few more days.”
Dilip Kumar has been off and on been admitted to the hospital since the past few years. In December last year he was admitted Lilavati Hospital as he suffered from swelling in his right leg and fever.
Saira Banu, the legendary actress, and his wife, also confirmed that Dilip Kumar’s condition is stable and slowly improving, although there is no update on him getting the discharge anytime soon.
The veteran actor has been conferred with prestigious awards in the past such as the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994.
He is best known for his outstanding performances in films like Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Naya Daur.
Here’s hoping for his speedy recovery.