'Get Well Soon': Dilip Kumar's latest photo from Mumbai hospital

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Image tweeted by @TheDilipKumar
Image tweeted by @TheDilipKumar

Mumbai : Actor Saira Banu shared a picture of legendary actor Dilip Kumar who has been admitted to Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai after he complained of breathlessness.

In the picture, Dilip Kumar can be seen lying on the hospital bed as Saira Banu stands beside him holding his hand. The actor is looking very weak in the picture.

The image has been shared from Dilip Kumar's twitter page.

The legendary actor has been diagnosed with pleural effusion, also referred to as ‘water in the lungs’. As per the ANI report, Dilip Kumar has been kept on oxygen support in the ICU ward. His condition is stable as per Dr Jalil Parkar, the pulmonologist who is treating the actor.

Earlier today, Saira also shared a long note on Twitter which read, “Past few days my beloved husband, Yousuf Khan, has been unwell and recuperating at a hospital in Mumbai. Through this note, I want to thank all of you for keeping him in your prayers and for all the love and affection. My husband, my Kohinoor, our Dilip Kumar Sahab’s health is stable and doctors have assured me that he should be discharged soon. I urge you to not believe in rumors. While I ask you to pray for Sahab’s health, I am praying that the Almighty keep all of you safe and healthy during this pandemic. Sincerely Saira Banu Khan.”

Meanwhile, one of the doctors treating Mr Dilip Kumar said that his health has improved and his oxygen saturation level is also satisfactory.

The 98-year-old actor Dilip Kumar, whose real name is Mohammed Yusuf Khan, is considered one of the icons and best actors in Indian cinema. He was last seen in the film Qila (1998).