Veteran actor Dilip Kumar had been admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai yesterday. Doctors confirmed that he came in the afternoon with breathing difficulty. “He is here for a routine investigation. There is nothing to worry," the director of operations at Lilavati said.
The news was also tweeted by Faisal Farooqui, who is a close friend of Dilip Kumar's. "Dilip Kumar has been admitted to Lilavati after he complained of breathlessness. Due to advance age, Saab has been routinely visiting the hospital for overall health care and health management. Allah is kind that He has blessed Dilip Saab with such wonderful family, friends, well wishers and the prayers of millions of people all over the world. Pls keep him in your prayers."
Dilip Kumar made his Bollywood debut in 1944 with the film Jwar Bhata. His oeuvre includes milestone films such as Mughal-E-Azam, Devdas and Ram Aur Shyam to name a very few.