Legendary actor Dilip Kumar has been hospitalised in Mumbai after he complained of breathlessness on Sunday.
The actor has been admitted to Hinduja Hospital at Khar in Mumbai.
He has been admitted to a non-Covid ward of the hospital.
A team of senior doctors of the hospital, led by Dr. Nitin Gokhale, is monitoring the condition of the 98-year-old actor.
Earlier in May, the actor was admitted to the hospital for routine check-up.
He was released from the hospital in May after all the tests were conducted, say reports.
“Dilip Sahab has been admitted to non-Covid PD Hinduja Hospital Khar for routine tests and investigations. He’s had episodes of breathlessness. A team of healthcare workers led by Dr. Nitin Gokhale is attending to him. Please keep Sahab in your prayers and please stay safe,” said a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the actor.
Dilip Kumar, who turned turned 98 on December 11, 2020, did not celebrate his birthday as he lost his two brothers in 2020.
His brothers Ehsan Khan, 90, and Aslam Khan, 88, both of whom were COVID19 positive, were admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai for treatment but had lost their lives.
It has been reported that Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu had been in isolation since March, 2020, due to the Covid19 pandemic.
Diliip Kumar made his acting debut the film ‘Jwar Bhata’ in 1944.
Dilip Kumar came to the limelight with the film ‘Jugnu’ in 1947.
The actor’s ancestral home, which is in Pakistan, is being converted into a museum.
Dilip Kumar has acted in a number of remarkable films including Jogan, Babul, Azaad, Tarana, Deedar, Aan, Karma, Footpath, Daag, Devdas and Mughal-e-Azam.
The actor made his last appearance in a film in Qila in 1998.