"God's grace and your prayers with me. I am much better. Slight discomfort and an irritating back pain," Dilip Kumar tweeted
Dilip Kumar was born Mohammad Yusuf Khan and his six-decade career is studded with acclaimed classics such as Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Naya Daur
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
Dilip Kumar was presented with the Padma Vibhushan by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, in the presence of the actor's wife Saira Banu on December 13. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis were among other dignitaries present at the actor's home when he received the award
"No matter how many awards he gets, it will be less for him because of his art, beauty and Sairaji's support. He is one of the greatest human beings apart from being an actor. I know them personally, so I can say that. It's a moment of big celebration," said Shah Rukh
Dilip Kumar tweeted: Tearful moment when the award was in my hands. How happy and proud my family was. Indeed Allah's mercy and blessing. Saira Banu said, "I am very proud with the honour that the government has given him. I was emotional. I am the proudest wife. Apart from the award people always love and respect him, that matters the most"
Actor Dilip Kumar known for his performances in films like Aan, Daag, Devdas, Madhumati, Paigham, Mughal-E-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Leader and Ram Aur Shyam, received the Padma Vibhushan award on December 13 at his residence in Mumbai
"Dilip Kumar will be honoured with Padma Vibhushan on December 13 at his residence in Mumbai. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be coming from Delhi to present the award to him," Ms Nayar, who is also the compiler of the actor's autobiography The Substance and the Shadow, said
The award will be presented on October 13, on the occasion of Kishor Kumar's death anniversary, Additional Collector, SS Baghel said. While the Chashme Buddoor director will personally receive the award in Madhya Pradesh, Dilip Kumar will be given this award at his Mumbai residence
Mr Khan was particularly upset that his former writing partner had already received two Padma honours. He said, "My partner Javed Akhtar has received both Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri"
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, who suffered a heart attack on September 15, is stable, but will be kept under observation for two more days before he gets discharged, a friend of the thespian said on Tuesday, September 17.