Dilip Kumar will be discharged Thursday

Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was undergoing treatment at Lilavati Hospital after a heart attack, will be discharged Thursday, said Murshid Khan.

Murshid Khan is manager of Dilip Kumar's wife and actress Saira Banu.

"Dilip Kumar is absolutely fine and he will be discharged tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon," Murshid Khan told IANS.

The 90-year-old Thespian was hospitalized Sep 15 after he complained of uneasiness. Doctors later diagnosed a heart attack.

A leading light of the Mumbai film fraternity, Dilip Kumar entertained movie buffs for six decades both as a lead hero and as character artist in films like "Jwar Bhata" "Mela", "Naya Daur", "Tarana", "Ganga Jamuna", "Leader", "Mughal-E-Azam", "Shakti", "Karma" and "Saudagar".

After the 1998 film "Qila", he decided to bow out of films.

--Indi Asian News Service

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