Mumbai: Legendary actor of Bollywood Dilip Kumar was admitted to a hospital on early Saturday after he complained of respiratory problems, is stable now and recovering well, according to his wife, Saira Banu.
The actor has been in frail health for a long time. Moreover, the situation worsened, and he was rushed to Lilavati Hospital for the treatment of high fever and chest infection here around 2 am and was kept under observation with doctors attending on him stating that the next 72 hours are crucial.
Saira Banu her wife took to the actor’s official Twitter account to update about his present health condition.
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) April 16, 2016
Dilip Sahab was admitted to Lilavati Hospital for the treatment of high fever and chest infection on April 15 night. He was advised intravenous administration of antibiotics for a speedy recovery, Saira said in a statement.
Oral medicines would not act as fast as the IV injections, the doctors advised. That’s why it became necessary to shift him to a hospital. He is recovering well and is stable by the grace of God and the care of the doctors treating him. He is in a room and the hospital and not in the ICU as spread by rumors.