Thu, 19 Sep 2013 07:45:00 GMT | By PTI

Dilip Kumar still in ICU, under observation

The 90-year-old thespian had suffered a heart attack on Sunday


Dilip Kumar still in ICU, under observation (© Reuters)

Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is recovering but continues to remain in the intensive care unit at a hospital here as he is still under observation.

He was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on Sunday after suffering a heart attack. "He (Dilip Kumar) is recovering. He is still in ICU and is under observation... but all is well. There is nothing to worry. He will have to be there in hospital for three more days," sources close to the actor told PTI today.

He had undergone a heart surgery 14 years ago. Dilip Kumar is known for his memorable performances in films like 'Mughal-e-Azam', 'Madhumati', 'Devdas', 'Ganga Jamuna', 'Kranti' and 'Karma'.

He was crowned as the tragedy king of Bollywood for playing a doomed lover in films like 'Andaz', 'Baabul', 'Mela', 'Deedar' and 'Jogan' and others. His last film was'Qila' in 1998.

He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994.

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