Dilip Kumar hospitalised in Mumbai, tweets he is feeling better

Updated: Dec 08, 2016, 10:42 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar has been admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai after he complained of swelling in his right leg and had fever on Tuesday morning. The 93-year-old actor shared pictures from the hospital and tweeted saying that he is "feeling much better now"

Dilip Kumar
Dilip Kumar

Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar hospitalised after he complained of swelling in his right leg and had fever on Tuesday morning. The 93-year-old actor has been admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai.

"He has been hospitalised today (Wednesday) morning. He complained of swelling in his right leg," Saira Banu's manager Murshid told IANS. Dilip Kumar is under observation.

Dilip Kumar took to Twitter to share pictures from the hospital and said that he is "feeling much better now". Here's what he tweeted:

The legendary actor, whose real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan, acted in many superhit films during his six-decade long career such as 'Madhumati', 'Devdas', 'Mughal-e-Azam', 'Ganga Jamuna', 'Ram Aur Shyam' and 'Karma'.

Dilip Kumar was last seen in the film 'Qila' in 1998. He was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

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