First photos: Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital

Thu Sep 26 2013, 18:54 hrs
Legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar, who was recuperating at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, was today discharged following improvement in his condition. Here are the first photos from the hospital.  Dilip Kumar  with wife Saira Banu outside the hospital in Mumbai. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar, who was recuperating at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai, was today discharged following improvement in his condition. Here are the first photos from the hospital.
Dilip Kumar with wife Saira Banu outside the hospital in Mumbai. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The 90-year-old thespian was kept in the intensive care unit (ICU) for ten days after he suffered a myocardial infarction (heart attack) on September 15. The veteran actor had undergone a heart surgery 14 years ago.Dilip Kumar  interacts with people who came to see him at the hospital while he was being taken home. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The 90-year-old thespian was kept in the intensive care unit (ICU) for ten days after he suffered a myocardial infarction (heart attack) on September 15. The veteran actor had undergone a heart surgery 14 years ago.
Dilip Kumar interacts with people who came to see him at the hospital while he was being taken home. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
"He is better and hence it was decided to take him home," sources close to the actor told PTI.  Dilip Kumar with wife Saira Banu. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
"He is better and hence it was decided to take him home," sources close to the actor told PTI.
Dilip Kumar with wife Saira Banu. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Dilip Kumar's wife Saira Banu tries to make him comfortable as she takes him home from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Dilip Kumar's wife Saira Banu tries to make him comfortable as she takes him home from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Born as Muhammad Yusuf Khan, he later adopted the film name of Dilip Kumar. In a career spanning over six decades, Dilip Kumar starred in a variety of films including romantic, drama, comedy and socio-historic.  Saira Banu takes her husband Dilip Kumar home from the hospital.  (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Born as Muhammad Yusuf Khan, he later adopted the film name of Dilip Kumar. In a career spanning over six decades, Dilip Kumar starred in a variety of films including romantic, drama, comedy and socio-historic.
Saira Banu takes her husband Dilip Kumar home from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Dilip Kumar was crowned as the 'Tragedy King of Bollywood' for playing a doomed lover on screen in 'Devdas', 'Madhumati' and 'Ganga Jamuna'. Dilip Kumar going back home from the hospital with wife Saira Banu. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Dilip Kumar was crowned as the 'Tragedy King of Bollywood' for playing a doomed lover on screen in 'Devdas', 'Madhumati' and 'Ganga Jamuna'.
Dilip Kumar going back home from the hospital with wife Saira Banu. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
His other memorable films include 'Naya Daur', 'Mughal-e-Azam', 'Ram Shyam', 'Kranti', 'Mashaal', 'Baabul' and 'Jogan'. His last film was 'Qila' in 1998.  Dilip Kumar holds Saira Banu's hands tightly as he leaves from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
His other memorable films include 'Naya Daur', 'Mughal-e-Azam', 'Ram Shyam', 'Kranti', 'Mashaal', 'Baabul' and 'Jogan'. His last film was 'Qila' in 1998.
Dilip Kumar holds Saira Banu's hands tightly as he leaves from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The actor was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.   Dilip Kumar leaves from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The actor was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.
Dilip Kumar leaves from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Also, he was awarded the Nishan-e-Imtiaz, the highest civilian award conferred by the government of Pakistan in 1998.   Dilip Kumar leaves from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Also, he was awarded the Nishan-e-Imtiaz, the highest civilian award conferred by the government of Pakistan in 1998.
Dilip Kumar leaves from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan had also visited ailing thespian Dilip Kumar in suburban hospital.  Dilip Kumar being taken home from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan had also visited ailing thespian Dilip Kumar in suburban hospital.
Dilip Kumar being taken home from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Veteran actress Kamini Kaushal  who was honoured with the Kalpana Chawla excellence award, wished her 'Aarzo' co-star Dilip Kumar a speedy recovery too.  Saira Banu makes Dilip Kumar wave fans as they leave from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Veteran actress Kamini Kaushal who was honoured with the Kalpana Chawla excellence award, wished her 'Aarzo' co-star Dilip Kumar a speedy recovery too.
Saira Banu makes Dilip Kumar wave fans as they leave from the hospital. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

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