The legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar recently was discharged on August 9, 2017 after a braved kidney ailment as he was admitted to Lilavati hospital for a few days for the operation, Shah Rukh Khan visiting Dilip Saab at latter’s residence last night, and the internet at present is flooded with images of superstar.
On Tuesday Shah Rukh Khan visited veteran actor Dilip Kumar at his Mumbai residence, Saira Banu Dilip Kumar’s wife took over her hubby’s Twitter and tweeted Shah Rukh as their ‘mooh-bola beta’, on his husbands behalf, the adorable B-Town couple even considers him as their son.
Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu even shared pictures from their meeting on the Jugnu actor’s official Twitter handle and wrote in caption: “Sahab’s mooh-bola beta – “son”.
The 94-year-old actor went home on August 9 after spending a few days in the hospital, Sahab’s doing much better since he returned from the hospital. Shukar Allah.” Dilip Kumar, returned home after being treated for a kidney related problem recently, who was in hospital quite a few times in the past few months.
Shah Rukh in one of his previous interview said that Dilip Kumar is the ‘pillar of the film industry.’ Shah Rukh with Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan – the iconic actors of their generation also covered a special edition of Filmfare magazine (the 100 years of Indian cinema issue). SRK and Dilip Kumar also share the record for the most wins (eight to be precise) in Filmfare Best Actor category.
Shah Rukh Khan played the role of Devdas in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2002 film of the same name and stepped into Dilip Kumar’s shoes when he did it. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s novel Devdas has been adapted on the big screen several times but the best remembered versions are that of the Bimal Roy-directed 1955 film starring Dilip Kumar and Mr Bhansali’s adaptation featuring SRK.
Saira Banu, told news agency IANS: “It was a nightmare for him to deal with the sudden deterioration of his health. He is in good health now. All of it felt like a nightmare, how he suddenly fell sick. I am thankful to the Almighty.” she stood by Dilip Kumar’s side while he was hospitalised, said that his recovery this time was no less than a ‘miracle. However, Dilip Kumar made a satisfactory recovery, as Saira Banu had said in her statement.
Dilip Kumar is the star of films like:
- Ram Aur Shyam
- Naya Daur
The actor was honoured with
- The Padma Vibhushan in 2015
- The Padma Bhushan in 1991
- The Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994