Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati hospital due to chest infection, has been diagnosed with mild pneumonia. The 95-year-old actor was admitted to the hospital in suburban Bandra on Wednesday. His wife, Saira Banu, has now confirmed to Zee News that his congestion has been improved with strong medication but he has to improve more for a good recovery.
"Yes please do pray. His congestion is a bit improved with strong medication and we have to yet improve much more for a good recovery In Shaa Allah. Thank you for the good wishes," she was quoted saying.
Earlier, speaking to PTI, she had 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," Saira Banu told PTI. ALSO READ: Saira Banu shares an update on the health of Dilip Kumar, says he has been diagnosed with pneumonia
Dilip Kumar's nephew Faisal Farooqui first shared the news about the actor's ill health on his official Twitter account. "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," he wrote.
Known as the 'Tragedy King of Bollywood', Dilip Kumar has given memorable performances in films such as "Andaz", 'Aan', 'Madhumati', 'Devdas' and 'Mughal-e-Azam'.
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