Feeling much better now: Dilip Kumar

Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre here on Wednesday morning after he complained of swelling in one of his legs, says he is feeling much better.

A few hours later, the 94-year-old took to Twitter where he shared a photogaph of himself along with his star wife Saira Banu from the hospital.

“Feeling much better now. Was admitted to Lilavati hospital for routine checkup. Your prayers are with me,” Dilip Kumar captioned the image.

The actor shared another photograph of himself sipping tea from a cup.

“Health is wealth said somebody. Mein aap sabhi ka mashkoor hoon ki aapne hamesha apni dua’on mein mujhe yaad rakha. (I am thankful to all of you for always remembering me in your prayers),” he wrote.

The actor was hospitalised and was kept under observation.

“He has been hospitalised today (Wednesday) morning. He complained of swelling in his right leg,” Saira Banu’s manager Murshid told IANS.

The thespian was born as Mohammad Yusuf Khan, but adopted Dilip Kumar as his screen name.

Dilip Kumar was last seen in the film “Qila” in 1998.

The actor was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

–IANS

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