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Dilip Kumar suffers health setback, shifted to ICU for kidney complications

Mumbai: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s health condition has not been in the good shape for the past few months. The veteran actor was on Wednesday rushed to a Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital after he complained of dehydration.

A day later, on Thursday morning, Dilip’s wife and veteran actress Saira Banu said that he is fine and is stable.

However, if latest reports are to be believed, a team of doctors who have been looking after Kumar’s health, has shifted him to ICU after his creatinine levels in blood started rising.

As per a report in Indian Express.com, Kumar suffers from kidney ailment and dehydration.

The report quotes the team of doctors treating him as saying, “Dilip Kumar’s creatinine levels are rising. He is going into renal failure. Given his age, it is serious.”

The 94-year-old made his debut as an actor in the film “Jwar Bhata” in 1944 which was produced by Bombay Talkies.

Meanwhile, the veteran actor’s niece Shaheen, shared a photo from inside the hospital with Dilip Kumar seated along with his family, including wife Saira Banu.

“Yusuf uncle is at Lilavati hospital Mumbai he will be well soon (sic). Thank you for all the care and wishes”, Shaheen tweeted on Wednesday.

Pic Courtesy : Twitter


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