Photos: Dilip Kumar has breakfast with wife Saira Banu, thanks fans

Dilip Kumar was hospitalised last evening in Mumbai's Lilavati hospital. He posted these photos in the morning with wife Saira Banu.

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has taken to Twitter to reveal the latest update about his health. Posting a few pictures on social media from hospital, the actor thanked people for sending him good wishes. The Naya Daur star also took a moment to thank the team of doctors treating him in the hospital.

He was hospitalised last night in Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital following swelling in his right leg. The actor had, reportedly, complaint of high fever on Tuesday morning after which he was given medicines and asked to rest. However, he started complaining of leg swelling and weakness in the evening after which he was admitted.

Here’re the photos Dilip Kumar posted on Twitter:

When contacted, his wife and veteran actress Saira Banu revealed that he was in ICU. However, there was nothing to worry as the actor was undergoing a routine checkup. Reporting the news today morning, ANI had tweeted:

The 94-year-old actor has been doing well since April this year when he was last admitted to the hospital. Originally named as Mohammad Yusuf Khan, the actor has acted in more than 70 films in his career span of around 54 years. Films like Madhumati, Naya Daur, Ganga Jamuna, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ram Aur Shyam and Karma, among others remain the top films of his career. He was last seen in Hindi film Qila (1998). He was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.