Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who is being treated at Lilavati Hospital for pneumonia, is doing fine now and will be discharged Thursday so he can celebrate his birthday at his residence, says his close family friend Udaya Tara Nayar.
“I met him and he is fine now. He has been responding to the treatment very well,” Udaya Tara Nayar, who is also the compiler of the 91-year-old actor’s autobiography titled “The Substance and the Shadow”, told IANS.
The Bollywood’s thespian will turn an year old Thursday and it is said that his wife and veteran actress Saira Banu has planned a small dinner for the special day.
“We do have plans to get him back home before his birthday. Doctor will do his check-up tomorrow(Thursday) morning and he will be discharged by tomorrow afternoon. He should be back home by 1 p.m. or 2 p.m,” said Nayar.
She added: “As far his birthday plans are concerned, it will be a quiet celebration only with his close friends.”