Dilip Kumar still in ICU, stable

Indo Asian News Service
18 September 2013

Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who suffered a heart attack, remained Wednesday in the intensive care unit of a hospital but he was stable, a family spokesman said.

The 90-year-old thespian was hospitalised at the Lilavati Hospital Sunday evening.

"He is still under observation. His condition is stable. If things go well, he may be discharged in three to four days," Murshid Khan, manager of the actor's wife Saira Banu, told IANS.

Dilip Kumar is one of the pioneers of Indian cinema. He was born Mohammed Yusuf Khan in Peshawar, now in Pakistan.

In over six decades of active career, he worked in some of the best known films such as "Madhumati", "Devdas", "Ram Aur Shyam" and "Karma".

He was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. In 1998, he was awarded the 'Nishan-E-Pakistan', Pakistan's highest civilian award

What to read next

You'll Love This Disney Movie Club Offer!

Get 4 Disney Movies For $1 With Membership. See Details. Exclusive Titles, Merchandise, Offers & Discounts. Plus, Free Shipping On Your Initial Order!

VA Mortgage Rates In 2016

VA Rates as Low as 3.25% (3.405% APR) 30 Year Fixed. Exclusive For Veteran & Military Takes 1 Min!

She's With Us, That's Why #ImWithHer.

Hillary is fighting for all Ameircans. Join her campaign today if you have her back.

Flatten Abs with These 13 Exercises

Click here to learn your “Tummy Type” with the help of fitness maven Denise Austin.

Why Women Are Flocking to This New Shopping Site

This startup features big names like Coach, SmashBox, and Kate Spade - and unlike Amazon, Gilt or HauteLook it's fast, fun and really exciting.

Unusual Cancer Warning Signs [21 Photos]

Know these warning signs. The earlier the better. You won't believe warning sign #7.