Dilip Kumar on his way to recovery

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Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was rushed to the hospital on Sunday following a heart attack, but is recovering still remains under observation in the ICU. The actor is feeling better, but needs to rest, says wife Saira Banu.

“By God’s grace and the loving prayers of all his dear fans, Dilip sahib is feeling better. Allah is benevolent and we thank you for your love and concern.”

“He has to overcome the problem and it will take some time. But he is recovering. This morning he got up and had tea. He needs to rest. I thank all the fans and well wishers for their prayers and request them to continue with it,” says Banu.

The family released a photo of Dilip saab in his hospital bed. “He will come home soon,” Saira Banu added.


Dilip Kumar was born Muhammad Yusuf Khan on December 11, 1922, in Peshawar and his acting career spanned six decades and over 60 films.

He is best known for his memorable performances in films like Mughal-e-Azam, Madhumati, Devdas, Ganga Jamuna, Kranti and Karma. His last film was Qila in 1998.

He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994.

Everyone here at BollySpice sends wishes for a speedy recovery for the esteemed actor!

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