Dilip Kumar stable, may be discharged in three to four days: doctor

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is stable and could be discharged in three to four days, his doctor Jalil Parkar told indianexpress.com on Tuesday.

The actor was hospitalized on June 6 after complaining of shortness of breath. He was diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion.

On the actor’s current health status, Dr. Jalil Parkar: “He is stable. We will decide tomorrow to remove fluid from his lungs. He could be discharged in three to four days.”

On Monday, Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu posted on Twitter that the actor was doing well and that fans should not heed “rumours” about his health.

“For the past few days, my beloved husband, Yousuf Khan, was unwell and recovering in a hospital in Mumbai. Through this note I want to thank you all for keeping him in your prayers and for all the love and affection. My husband, my Kohinoor, our Dilip Kumar Sahab’s health is stable and doctors have assured me that he will be discharged soon. I urge you not to believe in rumours. As I ask you to pray for the health of Sahab, I pray that the Almighty keeps you all safe and sound during this pandemic,” she said in a statement.

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