Photo: Dilip Kumar celebrates birthday with wife Saira Banu, cuts cake in hospital

Updated: Dec 12, 2016, 15:23 IST | PTI

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar celebrated his 94th birthday on Sunday with wife Saira Banu in the hospital, where he is admitted following illness

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar celebrated his 94th birthday on Sunday with wife Saira Banu in the hospital, where he is admitted following illness.

Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on Tuesday following a swelling in his right leg, thanked fans and well wishers for their messages.

In a series of posts on Twitter, the actor also shared a picture of himself cutting the birthday cake sitting on the hospital bed.

"Saira, helps me cut a cake," he captioned the picture. In another post he wrote, "Thank you for all the beautiful and lovely messages. Your love and affection has been so enduring and so touching, your heartfelt messages on this medium brought tears to my eyes," he tweeted later.

Banu yesterday cleared that Kumar will have a low key birthday celebration due to illness.

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