"I got a call that he was unwell. He had fever and had vomited a few times. He was suffering from pneumonia as well. His white blood cells had shot up. We thought it would be better to admit him to hospital," said Dr Jalil Parkar
"I have decided to forego all celebrations on my birthday as I am saddened by the tragedy that has swept the lives of so many in Chennai. My sympathies are with the people of #Chennai. I wish I had the good health to travel there - the city I wanted to adopt as my second home," Dilip Kumar wrote on Twitter
His close family friend Udaya Tara Nayar says he is not in the ICU and is responding to the treatment
"He has been taken to Lilavati as he has cold and cough for past two-three days. He might be in hospital for a routine check-up for a few days but there is nothing to worry about," a source said
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was under observation in the intensive care unit of Lilavati hospital following a heart attack, was on Sunday (September 22, 2013) shifted out after improvement in his health, said Murshid Khan, an aide.
Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar, who is currently recuperating in hospital following a heart attack, thanked his fans for their love and support.
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health is steadily improving, his close friend Udaya Tara Nayar said Friday.