The nation was shocked when Dilip Kumar was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on Sunday night. The actor was treated for recurring pneumonia and Kumar’s nephew-actor, Faisal Farooqui, tweeted on behalf of his uncle.
Want to inform you @TheDilipKumar has been admitted to hospital last night. He's being treated for recurrent pneumonia. Praying…will keep you updated on twitter. –FF (@faisalMouthshut)
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) October 8, 2018
However, Dilip Saab was in no mood to upset his fans. Just a few hours after being admitted, Faisal Farooqui asked the legendary actor’s fans to share pictures of Kumar if they had any. All of Twitter responded immediately and soon Dilip Kumar’s account was buzzing with posts from all over the country. While most fans posted pictures of them with the veteran actor, a few tweeted about the time they met Kumar and took his autograph, and also expressed their concern over his health.
Take a look at the tweets flowing in for Dilip Kumar.
My aunt, Raana, met Dilip Kumar Sahab in Beirut in 1960s. She was there as a student at the American University in Beirut. pic.twitter.com/aOtzIhoUbr
— Ali Wahab (@ali1wahab) October 8, 2018
Met @TheDilipKumar sahab & Saira ji last year on 11th Oct'17 on their wedding anniversary. Tomorrow, it will be a year since I met them. A moment to cherish forever. Not a day,not a moment goes by without me praying for you.May Allah bless you with good health&long life, Aameen pic.twitter.com/TFzIPlmf1m
— Anam Khan (@Anam__Khan) October 8, 2018
In 2000 the legendary Bollywood superstar Janab @TheDilipKumar sahab came to open my cartoon exhibition @ Laitkal Academy,New Delhi …I pray to God for his good health.. pic.twitter.com/BkRI0SJnrK
— Cartoons by Irfan (@IRFANSCARTOONS) October 8, 2018
my first fan boy moment with the LEGEND at his bunglow in pali hill.
The best time of my life ! @TheDilipKumar love you SIR!
PS: Im On the right with my brother on the left! #Fanmoment #Dilipsaab #DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/tUJQ6uJjKR
— Javed Khan (@jawathebawa) October 8, 2018
@TheDilipKumar Sorry We Do Not Have Such Photos We Did Not Had The Honor 2Pose With Our Lovely Legend,But Still As Durga Puja Is Approaching , Me , My Wife Debaleena , Lil Daughter Will Pray For Dilip Sahab’s Speedy Recovery,Wish We Could Really Meet Him Take Care #GetWellSoon🙏🏻
— Photos.Love.Life.Celebration (@Photogenic_17) October 8, 2018
@TheDilipKumar Dilip ji and Saira ji gave an autograph to my mom at Agra Airport on 1975. She still cherish that moment, and is always concerned about Dilip ji's health. Sorry, she doesn't have that autograph with her presently, but she has a lot of memories. Love to dilip ji.
— Namit Bathla (@iamnamitt) October 8, 2018
May Allah Give You Long Live @faisalMouthshut @TheDilipKumar pic.twitter.com/vMymw7czdS
— Javed Jamaluddin (@javedjamal) October 8, 2018
At the wedding of Pinky Reddy, daughter of Subbi Ram Reddy in Hyderabad 27.Nov.1987 pic.twitter.com/SxJAYwcy2B
— Sultan Mazharuddin (@SultanMazhar) October 8, 2018
I had the pleasure of meeting @TheDilipKumar Saab in 2003 as the Minister of Health and Public Relations in the then Govt.of MP when he had come to inaugurate Mayur Hospital in Indore. Meeting him has been 1 of the most memorable moments of my life. I pray for his speedy recovery pic.twitter.com/vlPPm6LjQ3
— Subhash Kumar Sojatia (@subhashsojatia) October 8, 2018
With all the wishes, care and concern pouring in for Dilip Kumar from all over the country, The Tragedy King of Bollywood’s health is improving with each passing day.