Super Star Dilip Kumar’s Health Remains Critical
Mumbai: The Leelavati Hospital sources revealed on Friday that the health condition of Bollywood superstar Dilip Kumar, 94, was critical.
Dilip was admitted to the hospital by his family members on Wednesday, as he was suffering from dehydration and kidney problems. The national news agencies reported that the doctors identified that Dilip kidneys were damaged.
Yesteryears heroine and wife of Dilip, Sairabanu speaking to media expressed hope that his health condition would improve with the prayers of his fans. The nonagenarian, who was suffering from old-age problems, was admitted in the hospital in April this year. However, he recuperated and returned home.
Dilip, who was popularly known as ‘Tragedy King,” was born to Mohammad Yusuf Khan in Peshawar on 11 December, 1922. Incidentally, he was the First Khan of the Bollywood industry, who ruled it for decades.
His acting in Andaj, Madhumati, Aan, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Kranthi, and Karma, were considered the best. Khali, which was released in 1998 was Dileep’s last film. He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan for his services to arts and also prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award.
In six decades of his career, he worked in 65 films. In 1976, Dilip Kumar took a five-year break from film performances and returned with a character role in the film Kranti.