Veteran actor Dilip Kumar admitted to hospital due to chest infection

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Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital on Wednesday after complaints of uneasiness due to a chest infection.

According to a tweet shared on his official Twitter account, “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.”

As per the vice president of Lilavati Hospital, the actor was admitted to the hospital Wednesday afternoon. “He just came for routine check-up and there was nothing to worry about.”

Dilip Kumar was last seen on the big screen in Qila in 1998.

In 1994, Kumar was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

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

He is best known for his work in films like Devdas, Mughal-E-Azam, Andaz, Shakti, Karma, among many others.

Kumar got married to Saira Banu in 1966.