The health condition of veteran actor Dilip Kumar who was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra on Wednesday has worsened.
"His kidney functions have not improved".
"He is stable at the moment".
A source opened up to TOI by saying, "The actor's condition is not stable as his creatinine levels are rising". He is alert and conscious.
Meanwhile, Saira Banu expressed hopes that her husband would recover soon."We have to pray he recovers soon". He should be well Inshallah! Doctors treating him at the Lilavati Hospital told PTI News that he's being treated for his kidneys. He even celebrated his 94th birthday on December 11 previous year in the hospital.
"There are kidney problems and doctors are treating it", Udaya Tara Nayar, compiler of Dilip Kumar's autobiography, told IANS. He was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday morning after he suffered from dehydration and urinary tract infection. Shaheen is the daughter of Kumar's wife Saira Banu's brother. In April previous year, he was hospitalised with fever and nausea. He is known for films like "Devdas", "Mughal-e-Azam" and "Karma". Though initially he was admitted into the ward, Dilip Kumar has been shifted later to ICU after he has been battling with renal failure. Even the Government of India honoured the legendary actor with the Padma Bhushan in 1991, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.