Fri, 27 Sep 2013 07:30:00 GMT | By PTI

Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is absolutely fine, says Saira Banu's manager Murshid Khan

Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital (© AP)

Mumbai: Dilip Kumar was discharged from a hospital here on Thursday after 12 days, said his wife Saira Banu's manager Murshid Khan.

The 90-year-old thespian was hospitalized at Lilavati on September 15 after he complained of uneasiness. Doctors later diagnosed a heart attack. His wife and yesteryears actress Saira Banu was with him to look after him.

"Dilipji got discharged today (Thursday) afternoon at around 3.15 p.m. He is absolutely fine," Murshid Khan told us.

Earlier, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan paid a visit to the ailing star.

One of the stalwarts of Hindi cinema, Dilip Kumar was active in front of the camera for six decades and in his long innings he played both hero and character roles.

Some of his best works are 'Jwar Bhata', 'Mela', 'Naya Daur', 'Tarana', 'Devdas', 'Ganga Jamuna', 'Leader', 'Mughal-E-Azam', 'Shakti', 'Karma' and 'Saudagar'.

He decided to call it a day after the 1998 film 'Qila'.

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