COVID-19: Dilip Kumar's younger brother Ehsan Khan passes away at 90

Updated: 03 September, 2020 16:19 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Ehsan Khan, 90 years old, had tested positive for COVID-19 and also had heart disease, hypertension, and Alzheimer's, according to the Lilavati Hospital

Dilip Kumar's brother Ehsan Khan passed away on Wednesday. (Photo: Dilip Kumar/Twitter)
Dilip Kumar's brother Ehsan Khan passed away on Wednesday. (Photo: Dilip Kumar/Twitter)

Ehsan Khan, the younger brother of veteran actor Dilip Kumar, passed away on Wednesday night at the Lilavati Hospital. The demise took place at 11 pm, the hospital said to ANI. Ehsan, 90 years old, had tested positive for COVID-19 and also had heart disease, hypertension, and Alzheimer's, according to the Lilavati Hospital.

Dilip Kumar's family friend Faisal Farooqui (FAISALmouthshut) took to the thespian Twitter account to share a post on Ehsan Khan's death. The tweet read, "Dilip Saab's youngest brother Ehsan Khan, passed away few hours ago. Earlier, youngest brother, Aslam had passed away. We are from God and to Him we return. Pls pray for them. Posted by @FAISALmouthshut on behalf of #DilipKumar [sic]."

On August 21, the thespian's youngest brother Aslam Khan passed away at Lilavati Hospital. Eshan Khan and Aslam Khan, brothers of Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar, were admitted to Lilavati Hospital on Saturday night August 15, 2020, after they complained of breathlessness. Both brothers were kept on artificial breathing support.

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With inputs from Agencies

First Published: 03 September, 2020 08:29 IST

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