Dilip Kumar likely to be discharged from the hospital on Thursday evening

Saira Banu, Dilip Kumar’s wife and former actress, has previously asked his followers not to speculate about his health.

According to the medical staff, veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised to Hinduja Hospital on Khar Road in Mumbai on Sunday, is doing well and will be discharged this evening. The iconic actor was admitted to the hospital after complaining of shortness of breath.

“Dilip Kumar is doing good. He should be discharged in the evening,” Dr Jalil Parkar told indianexpress.com. Earlier, an update on the actor’s official Twitter handle read, “Thank you for your prayers. A successful pleural aspiration procedure was performed on Dilip Saab. I personally spoke to Dr. Jalil Parkar and Dr. Nitin Gokhale. They are optimistic that he will be discharged tomm (Thursday).”

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Saira Banu, Dilip Kumar’s wife and former actress, had asked his followers not to speculate about his health, promising them that she or someone from their team will provide frequent updates.

Saira Banu tweeted, “My husband, my Kohinoor, our Dilip Kumar sahab’s health is stable and doctors have assured me that he should be discharged soon. I urge you to not believe in rumors. While I ask you to pray for Sahab’s health, I am praying that the Almighty keep all of you safe and healthy during this pandemic. Sincerely Saira Banu Khan.”

Dilip Kumar was last seen in the 1998 film Qila.