Dilip Kumar hospitalised in Mumbai for fever, swelling in leg


Veteran Indian actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital on Tuesday.

The actor was hospitalised after suffering from fever and swelling in his right leg.

He was taken to the hospital by his wife Saira Banu.

“I was anyway planning to take him for a routine check-up, but the swelling alarmed me. He was also complaining of cold and cough. I don’t ignore anything even remotely suspicious when it comes to Dilip Saab’s health,” she said as reported by The Indian Express.

“The doctors are examining him; he’s under observation. He’s very comfortable with the team here. I just hope there is nothing serious. Inshallah, I will take him home before his birthday on Sunday,” Saira said.

Dilip Kumar was also hospitalised earlier this year for high fever.

The legendary actor will be celebrating his 94th birthday on December 11.

He took to twitter to thank the doctors and his fans for their efforts and prayers for his recovery.

The actor, born as Mohammad Yusuf Khan, is known for his films such as Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna and Naya Daur, among others.