Mumbai: Prayers and wishes for veteran actor Dilip Kumar’s speedy recovery have been flooding social media since the news of his ill health broke. Veteran star Dharmendra Deol on Monday (June 7) also urged fans to pray for his health.
Taking to his official Twitter handle, Dharmendra shared a candid throwback snap that captured him sitting with Dilip and his wife Saira Banu.
Along with the priceless throwback picture, he wrote, “Dosto, Dalip Sahab ek nek rooh insaan…ek azeem fankaar ke liye aap ki rooh se uthi duaen zaroor bar aayengi, ji jaan se Shukriya Aap sab ka,” using folded hands emoticon.
Dosto, Dalip Sahab💕 ek nek rooh insaan…ek azeem fankaar ke liye aap ki rooh se uthi duaen zaroor bar aayengi 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 ji jaan se Shukriya Aap sab ka 🙏 pic.twitter.com/aDx1NLu78e
— Dharmendra Deol (@aapkadharam) June 7, 2021
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Meanwhile, Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to a hospital here after experiencing episodes of breathlessness, is currently on oxygen support and stable, his family shared in an update on the actor’s official Twitter handle on Monday (June 7).
“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,” the latest update on Kumar’s Twitter handle read.
Update at 11:45am.
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.
Will update regularly.
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) June 7, 2021
Another post from the actor’s account requested media to only report verified health update, which will be shared on his Twitter handle, and not rely on anyone else “who may not have direct knowledge.”
Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised in Mumbai on Sunday (June 6) has been diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion.
According to Dr Jalil Parkar, the pulmonologist treating the actor at Mumbai’s PD Hinduja Hospital, ”Actor Dilip Kumar has been diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion and kept on oxygen support in ICU ward. His condition is stable”.
“Saab is stable. Thank you for your heart-felt duas and prayers. As per doctors, he should be home in 2-3 days. Insh’Allah,” the update on Kumar’s official Twitter handle read.
Don’t believe in WhatsApp forwards.
Saab is stable.
Thank you for your heart-felt duas and prayers. As per doctors, he should be home in 2-3 days. Insh’Allah.
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) June 6, 2021
According to Parker, bilateral pleural effusion refers to the collection of fluid in the thin cavity which acts as a buffer between the lung and inner chest wall. Earlier the veteran actor was admitted to Mumbai’s Khar Hinduja hospital after reportedly suffering from breathing problems for the past few days.