Veteran actor Dilip Kumar hospitalised due to chest infection

New Delhi: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital on Wednesday as he was bit uneasy due to a chest infection. He is now recovering.

A tweet on his official Twitter account read, “Saab has been admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital as he was bit uneasy due to a chest infection. He’s recuperating. Requesting your duas and prayers. -FF”

Born in Peshawar on December 11, 1922, the quit movies in 1998. His last appearance was in the Hindi film Qila.

Dilip, known as the ‘Tragedy King’ of Hindi films, was one of the first superstars of Indian cinema. He is best known for his work in films like Naya Daur, Mughal-E-Azam, Devdas, Andaz, Vidhaata, Shakti, Karma, among many others.

In 2015, Government of India honoured the 95-year-old actor with Padma Vibhushan for his contribution towards Indian cinema.

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