02 April, Mumbai
Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar is “well” and at home, his wife Saira Banu said on Sunday, clarifying buzz that the 94-year-old actor’s health is not up to the mark.
A post from Dilip Kumar’s official Twitter handle read: “Message from Saira Banu: By the grace of God, Dilip Sahab is at home and doing well. God has been very kind.”
She added that the love of his family, friends and fans keeps him going.
“Sahab believes that to be surrounded by family and friends who love him unconditionally is therapy by itself. He is blessed with the prayers and love of his millions of fans, admirers, friends and well wishers. Dilip sahab himself will be back on Twitter soon, Insha’Allah,” the post read further.
Last seen on the big screen in “Qila” in 1998, the actor was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.
He is known for films like “Devdas”, “Mughal-e-Azam” and “Karma”.