Dilip Kumar To Be Discharged From Hospital on 92nd Birthday

  | December 10, 2014 15:29 IST
Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar will turn 92 on December 11

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati hospital in Mumbai four days back with chest infection, is recovering well and will be home on Thursday, said his close family friend Udaya Tara Nayar

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who is being treated at Lilavati Hospital for pneumonia, is doing fine now and will be discharged on Thursday so he can celebrate his birthday at his residence, said his close family friend Udaya Tara Nayar.

"I met him and he is fine now. He has been responding to the treatment very well," Udaya Tara Nayar, who is also the compiler of the 91-year-old actor's autobiography The Substance and the Shadow, told IANS.

The Bollywood's thespian will turn a year older on Thursday and it is said that his wife, veteran actress Saira Banu, has planned a small dinner on the special day.

"We do have plans to get him back home before his birthday. Doctor will do his check-up tomorrow (Thursday) morning and he will be discharged by tomorrow afternoon. He should be back home by 1 pm or 2 pm," said Udaya.

She added "As far his birthday plans are concerned, it will be a quiet celebration only with his close friends."

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