Dilip Kumar admitted to the hospital, being treated for recurrent pneumonia

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 08, 2018, 02.53 PM(IST)

He was suffering from dehydration. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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The nonagenarian was admitted to the hospital last month too due to pneumonia.

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai and is being treated for recurrent pneumonia. 
The update was shared from the actor's Twitter account wghich is handled by Faisal Farooqui, who tweets on behalf of the thespian.

"Want to inform you Dilip Kumar has been admitted to hospital last night. He is being treated for recurrent pneumonia. Praying. Will keep you updated on twitter," Farooqui tweeted on Monday.

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The nonagenarian was admitted to the hospital last month too due to pneumonia.

Last week, amidst reports that Dilip Kumar`s deteriorating health, Udaya Tara Nayar, compiler of the actor`s autobiography had told a news agency, "He is as well as he can be at his age... He is well looked after by his wife Saira Banu."

Dilip Kumar, one of India`s most iconic actors, has appeared in some classics like 'Kohinoor', 'Mughal-e-Azam', 'Shakti', 'Naya Daur' and 'Ram Aur Shyam'. His last silver screen appearance was in the 1998 film 'Qila'.

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