Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was recently in news because her suffered a heart attack on Sunday, September 15. We have now received information that the 90-year-old is stable, but will be kept under observation for two more days before he gets discharged.
The 90-year-old is currently in the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. "His condition is as stable as it was on Monday. He is fine but his discharge date is not yet confirmed yet. Considering his age and the bypass surgery that he underwent in 1999, the doctors want to observe him for two more days before they discharge him," said Udaya Tara Nayar, a close family friend of Dilip Kumar.
Dilip Kumar was admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital on September 15 night after he felt uneasy. Earlier, his wife and former actress Saira Bano had told reporters that the thespian had been admitted to hospital following discomfort. Later, the hospital authorities informed that discomfort was caused due to heart attack.
Born as Mohammed Yusuf Khan in Peshawar, now in Pakistan, the 90-year-old adopted the film name of Dilip Kumar and was active in the Indian film industry for over six decades and worked in some of the best films like Madhumati, Devdas, Ram Aur Shyam and Karma.
He was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. Also, in 1998, he was awarded the Nishan-E-Pakistan, Pakistan's highest civilian award