Dilip Kumar Undergoes Successful Pleural Aspiration Procedure, Likely To Be Discharged Tomorrow

Mumbai: Dilip Kumar underwent a successful pleural aspiration procedure and is likely to be discharged on Thursday. The news was shared by their family friend Faisal Farooqui on Dilip Kumar’s official Twitter handle on Wednesday.

Kumar, who was diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion — a build-up of excess fluid between the layers of the pleura outside the lungs — is expected to return home tomorrow, said family friend Faisal Farooqui.

“Thank you for your prayers. A successful pleural aspiration procedure was performed on Dilip Saab. I personally spoke to Dr Jalil Parkar and Dr Nitin Gokhale. They are optimistic that he will be discharged tomorrow (Thursday),” an update on his official Twitter handle read. It was posted by Kumar’s family friend, Faisal Farooqui.



Dilip Kumar had been admitted following episodes of breathlessness on Sunday.

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