MUMBAI: Dilip Kumar, one of the Bollywood actors, won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. He has received awards from the Central Government including Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.
He has won several Filmfare Awards for Best Actor. He made his acting debut in 1944 and has acted in 65 films in 50 years. Last starred in 1998. He avoided acting in films due to old age. Dilip Kumar, 98, recently returned home two weeks ago after suffering from shortness of breath.
Dilip Kumar has been admitted to the hospital for the 2nd time this month due to recurrence of shortness of breath a few days ago. He has been admitted to the intensive care unit of Mumbai Hinduja Hospital.
Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu said that her condition was stable and she was still receiving treatment in the ICU.