Advertisement
HomeBollywood

Dilip Kumar 'Recovering Well, Reports Normal': Saira Banu's Rep

Dilip Kumar's many awards include the Padma Vibhushan, which he received in 2015. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. He was the first winner of the Filmfare Best Actor award - for 1956's Azaad

  | April 17, 2016 14:59 IST (Mumbai)
Dilip Kumar

A file photo of Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu.

Highlights

  • Dilip Kumar's reports are 'normal' and he will be discharged soon.
  • Dilip Kumar's many awards include the Padma Vibhushan.
  • Dilip saab also received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement award in 1993.
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised due to high fever and chest infection, is recovering well and his reports are 'normal,' confirmed a representative of his wife Saira Banu.
Dilip saab was taken to Lilavati Hospital in Bandra on Saturday around 2-2.30 am, hospital sources said.
"Dilip sir is recovering well and all his reports are also normal. He will be discharged from the hospital in a couple of days," Saira ji's representative told IANS.
Dilip saab, who married actress Saira Banu in 1966, is well-known for playing tragic heroes in films like Andaz, Baabul, Mela, Deedar and Jogan. He was last seen in 1998 film Qila.
Dilip Kumar's many awards include the Padma Vibhushan, which he received in 2015. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. He was the first winner of the Filmfare Best Actor award - for 1956's Azaad - and shares the record for the most wins - eight - with Shah Rukh Khan. Dilip saab also received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement award in 1993.(Also Read: Amitabh Bachchan Says Dilip Kumar is 'Fine')

 
Advertisement
Advertisement