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Dilip Kumar is feeling better, says wife Saira Banu

  | September 19, 2013 10:48 IST (Mumbai)
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Dilip Kumar suffered a heart attack on Sunday

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is recovering but continues to remain in the intensive care unit at a hospital here as he is still under observation.

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is recovering but continues to remain in the intensive care unit at a hospital here as he is still under observation.
"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, " said Mr Kumar's wife Saira Banu.
He was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on Sunday after suffering a heart attack.
"He (Dilip Kumar) is recovering. He is still in ICU and is under observation... but all is well. There is nothing to worry. He will have to be there in hospital for three more days," sources close to the actor told PTI on Wednesday (September 18, 2013).
The 90-year-old thespian had suffered a heart attack on Sunday (September 15, 2013).
He had undergone a heart surgery 14 years ago.
Dilip Kumar is known for his memorable performances in films like Mughal-e-Azam, Madhumati, Devdas, Ganga Jamuna, Kranti and Karma.
He was crowned as the tragedy king of Bollywood for playing a doomed lover in films like Andaz, Baabul, Mela, Deedar and Jogan and others. His last film was Qila in 1998.
He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994.

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