Legendary Actor admitted to Hospital

Posted : September 16, 2013 at 6:41 am IST by ManaTelugu

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar (90) was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai after he complained of uneasiness in the chest. He is currently in the intensive care unit (ICU) and his condition is stable. The legendary personality was kept under observation and a team of doctors have been monitoring his condition.

Dilip Kumar is known as the ‘King of Tragedy’ in Bollywood. He was seen in iconic roles in the classic like Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna and Madhumati. He was born in Peshawar (now in Pakistan) on December 11th, 1922. His acting career last for six decades and has done more than 60-odd films. He was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 1991 and Dadasaheb Phalke in 1994. He was the first person to receive Filmfare Best Actor honour when the awards was launched in 1954. Dilip Kumar and Shahrukh Khan stands on top with most number of Filmfare awards (8 each) won in the Best Actor category.

Hope Dilip Kumar recover soon to bring back smiles on the faces of millions of his fans. Get well soon DK!