She took to Dilip Kumar’s official Twitter handle and shared a note which read, “Past few days my beloved husband, Yousuf Khan, has been unwell and recuperating at a hospital in Mumbai. Through this note, I want to thank all of you for keeping him in your prayers and for all the love and affection. My husband, my kohinoor, Dilip Kumar Sahab’s health is stable and doctors have assured me that he should be discharged soon.”
Message from Saira Banu https://t.co/TDQzXDAigs
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) 1623069876000
On a closing note, the actress said, “I urge you to not believe in rumors. While I ask you to pray for Sahab’s I am praying that the Almighty keep all of you safe and healthy during this pandemic. Sincerely, Saira Banu Khan”
Don’t believe in WhatsApp forwards. Saab is stable. Thank you for your heart-felt duas and prayers. As per doctor… https://t.co/RyurdSxXk4
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) 1622986717000
Earlier too, the actress requested fans to not believe in Whatsapp forwards. She had written, “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.”
On the other hand, Dilip’s personal doctor Jalil Parkar when contacted said, ” he is better than yesterday, and his oxygen level is also good.”
He also added, “there is no breathlessness, and fluid in the lungs has decreased. We will re-access his health condition tomorrow before taking the call on any procedure for pleural aspiration with the consideration of his age. The decision will be jointly taken by me and De Nitin Gokhale.”
The senior actor’s wife Saira Banu had to admit him after he complained of breathlessness on Monday morning and the diagnosis of the problem had to ascertained. Later in the day, he was diagnosed with bilateral Pleural effusion and decreased oxygen level.
Dilip Kumar has been making regular visits to the hospital due to his health condition and was last admitted at the end of April for a check-up and minor health issues. He has been avoiding socializing and meeting people after the covid outbreak considering the age factor.