He will need dialysis, says doctor

Posted August 05, 2017

We want to see him walk out of that hospital, soon. Earlier on Wednesday, Kumar's wife Saira Banu was quoted saying, "He is doing much better than yesterday".

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's condition is reportedly stable now.

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Reports emerged on Thursday that Kumar is suffering from a kidney ailment.

"According to the Newspaper, He does not require dialysis yet, but his kidney functions have worsened", said Ajay Kumar Pande, vice-president at Lilavati hospital. "He will need dialysis, but he is not on ventilator", Jalal D. Parker, one of the attending team of doctors, told IANS. "God willing. The doctors are treating him", she told a news agency this morning. But he will be in hospital today.

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In the past few years, Dilip Kumar has been ailing due to age-related problems.

Dilip Kumar was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday evening after he suffered dehydration and a urinary tract infection. Dilip Kumar married to Saira in 1966.in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian award, in 2015. But luckily the veteran actor walked out of the hospital on April 20, in good health.

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The legendary actor, whose real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan, acted in many superhit films during his six-decade long career such as "Madhumati", "Devdas", "Mughal-e-Azam", "Ganga Jamuna", "Ram Aur Shyam" and "Karma".