Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar passes away.
Bollywood legendary actor Dilip Kumar has passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 98 due to prolonged sickness. Popularly known as the tragedy king of Bollywood, the veteran actor passed away at 7:30 AM, according to Dr Jalil Parkar. The actor was survived by his wife and veteran actor Saira Banu. Doctors said that the actor suffered from progressed prostate cancer that had spread to different organs of his body. He had water in pleural cavity, and he endured kidney failure. He also required blood transfusion on various occasions. They conveyed the last transfusion but it did not help.
As per the reports, the actor was bedridden for a while and had become lethargic in the last few days. The doctor said that the fluids amassed in pleural cavity had to be removed a few times. He suffered a drop in pulse, blood pressure, and haemoglobin towards the end. The cancer spread made it hard to treat him. He was hospitalised once again for the second time as he was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai after complaining of breathlessness. That was the second time in the month of June that the actor had been admitted to the hospital.