Veteran Indian actor Dilip Kumar is ‘stable’ as he continues to be in hospital after complaining of breathlessness on Sunday. The 98-year-old actor is on oxygen support, and ‘not on ventilator’ as reported by some publications, a new update on his Twitter handle said, reports IANS.
“Dilip Saab is on oxygen support – not on ventilator. He is stable. Waiting for few test results to perform pleural aspiration : Dr Jalil Parkar, chest specialist treating Saab,” said the health update on the official Twitter handle, which is run by Kumar’s wife Saira Banu and friend Faisal Farooqui.The family also requested the media fraternity to keep his official tweets as one-stop source for all his health updates. Dilip Kumar’s family friend Faisal Farooqui wrote from the thespian’s Twitter handle, “Request to media: Millions of Dilip Saab’s fans look upto you for update on his health. You have always done a great job. Please verify from this twitter handle instead of calling anybody who may not have direct knowledge. – FF.”