Dilip Kumar goes through ‘successful’ surgery at Mumbai’s infirmary

Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar goes through ‘successful’ surgery at Mumbai’s infirmary Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar goes through ‘successful’ surgery at Mumbai’s infirmary

Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar (Yousaf Khan), Wednesday went through a successful surgery at a Mumbai’s hospital. He is likely to be discharged and shifted home.

In a tweet Mr Kumar’s close friend Faisal Farooqi wrote: “A successful pleural aspiration procedure was performed on Dilip Saab. I personally spoke to Dr. Jalil Parkar and Dr. Nitin Gokhale. They are optimistic that he will be discharged tomorrow (Thursday).”

Mr Farooqi quoted a doctor as having said that Mr Kumar will be hopefully discharged tomorrow.

The Bollywood icon had been admitted to the hospital a few days ago after suffering a breathing problem.

Rejecting rumours of Mr Kumar’s death, his wife Saira Banu said the actor had been under treatment at the hospital, urging fans to ignore such rumours. According to Ms Banu, who is also a Bollywood celebrity, Dilip Kumar will be discharged soon.

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