Dilip Kumar admitted to hospital, Sharad Pawar pays him a visit

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Mumbai : Legendary actor Dilip Kumar was on Sunday morning admitted to a Mumbai hospital after he complained of breathlessness. NCP president Sharad Pawar paid him a visit to take note of his health. 

After meeting the actor, he tweeted, "Visited legendary actor Shri Dilip Kumar ji at Khar Hindujahospital to check on his health and treatment, with veteran actress SmtSaira Banu. I wish Shri Dilip Kumarjia a speedy recovery and good health."

Earlier, actress Saira Banu had told news publication The Indian Express, "After experiencing breathlessness, we took Dilip sahab to the hospital in Khar Road at 8.30 am. Doctors are treating him and we have got a few tests done, we are awaiting reports. Please pray for him that he feels better and we can take him home quickly."

According to an update posted earlier on Kumar’s official Twitter handle, the actor has been admitted to the medical facility for routine tests and investigations. Later, a tweet was issued from Dilip Kumar’s Twitter handle which read, “Dilip Sahab has been admitted to non-Covid PD Hinduja Hospital Khar for routine tests and investigations. He’s had episodes of breathlessness. A team of healthcare workers led by Dr. Nitin Gokhale is attending to him. Please keep Sahab in your prayers and please stay safe.”

He was admitted to the same hospital last month for routine checkups.