'Dilip Kumar recuperating, may be discharged next week'

Sep 21, 2013, 14:20 IST | PTI

Thespian Dilip Kumar, who was admitted in a suburban hospital here following a heart attack on Sunday, might be discharged next week as he is responding well to treatment

"He (Dilip Kumar) is doing well now. He is much better and recovering. Though he will be in ICU for two more days or so, he might get discharged next week," sources said.

Dilip Kumar
Dilip Kumar

A string of Bollywood celebrities including actress Shabana Azmi have been calling on the actor at Lilavati Hospital where he is currently recuperating. Among those who visited Dilip Kumar in last two days are actors Farida Jalal, Asha Parekh, Raza Murad to name a few, besides minister Rajeev Shukla and others.

The 90-year-old veteran actor has many memorable roles in films like 'Madhumati', 'Devdas', 'Mughal-e-Azam', to his credit.

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