"He is much better and is on road to recovery," said Dr Jalil Parkar, who is attending to him. Earlier, the doctors said that he would be discharged on Wednesday
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
"We can't say he's out of danger right now. We have to see for at least two more days, right now there is no need for an ICU for him. We have kept him under close observation. We can't say about discharge. We'll decide after 72 hours of observation," said Jalil Parkar
"Dilip Sahab was admitted to Lilavati Hospital for treatment of high fever and chest infection on April 15 night. He was advised intravenous administration of antibiotics for speedy recovery. Oral drugs would not act as fast as the IV injections, the doctors advised. Hence it became necessary to shift him to the hospital"