Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to a hospital here after experiencing episodes of breathlessness on Sunday and is currently on oxygen support and stable, his yfamily shared in an update from the veteran’s official Twitter handle said.

“Dilip Saab is on oxygen support – not on ventilator. He is stable. Waiting for few test results to perform pleural aspiration : Dr Jalil Parkar, chest specialist treating Saab,” said the health update on the official Twitter handle, which is run by Kumar’s wife Saira Banu and friend Faisal Farooqui.

The family also requested the media fraternity to keep his official tweets as one-stop source for all his health updates. Please verify from this twitter handle instead of calling anybody who may not have direct knowledge.

Dilip Kumar’s close friends and colleagues from film fraternity wished him well on social media platforms. Dharmendra tweeted an old picture with Kumar sahab…

Late in the day, his doctor Jalil Parkar, who is monitoring his condition, also shared, “He is on oxygen support, not in ICU or on ventilator. He is stable.” His family further asked fans to not “believe in Whatsapp forwards.”


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