Reports of veteran actor Dilip Kumar getting hospitalised last night got everyone anxious.
Dilip Kumar was last seen on the big screen with film Qila (1998).
The 94 years old is the first Khan of the Bollywood as his real name is Muhammad Yusuf Khan.
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"He is under observation and expected to be in the hospital for two days", he said. Dr Jalil Parkar, who is attending on the veteran actor said, "Dilip Kumar has been afflicted with anuria and needed hospitalisation". He will be allotted a bed in the ICU where antibiotics would be administered through an IV drip to ensure speedy recovery. Dilip Kumar had been weak during the past few years pertaining to age-related health issues. The actor's wife, Saira Banu keeps his fans posted on his health. The CEO of the hospital, Ravishankar stated, "He was admitted with dehydration". When the observation period is over, he will be brought back to the room where he was admitted. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991, Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and India's second highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, in 2015.
Dilip Kumar's reputation as the tragedy king of Bollywood has once again worsened.
He was also hospitalised previous year due to fever and nausea. He has acted in films like Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Naya Daur and Madhumati among others.