Dilip Kumar “Fit”


Mumbai: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalized for pneumonia and other health problems, is “fit and doesn’t require bed rest at home”.

The veteran actor was discharged on Thursday. Dr. JKalil Parker of Lilavati Hospital said, “Dilip Kumar ji’s health has improved quite a lot and has come back to normality. We sent him home because of his remarkable improvement, both clinically and radiologically, and because all reports of the lab investigations have come out well.”

The doctor added, “”The 94-year-old is fit, fine and roaring. He has been advised proper precautions according to his age. And the medicines that have been going on since before, have been given to him with the dose adjusted.”

“There was no bed rest advised to him, he can freely move around and do his daily activities,” he added.

Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu, who had accompanied him to the hospital, was seen escorting him home in a car. He was suffering from pneumonia, lung infection and had experienced fever and vomiting, according to doctors.

Dilip Kumar is considered a legend of the film industry, having been conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and Padma Vibhushan for his brilliant work in films like “Mughal-e-Azam”, “Devdas” among others.