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VIDEO: Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar thanks fans as he recovers in hospital

The UKAsian has been given video of Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar recovering in hospital being tended to by his devoted wife Saira Banu.

In the video, the 90-year-old 'Mughal-e-Azam' star is seen being fed by his wife of 47 years as a guest asks whether the porridge is tasty. 

The actor appears to be recovering well after suffering a heart attack last Sunday.

"He (Dilip Kumar) is doing well now. He is much better and recovering. Though he will be in ICU for two more days or so, he might get discharged next week," sources close to the actor told PTI.

Earlier the actor had tweeted his fans: "Thank you for your prayers and love. Resting in the hospital."

A string of Bollywood celebrities including actress Shabana Azmi have been calling on the actor at Lilavati Hospital where he is currently recuperating.

Bollywood veteran actor Dilip Kumar who is recuperating in the suburban Mumbai hospital, thanked fans for their love and support.

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Bollywood’s “100-Crore Club”: Some Context.

An aunt of a London-based film industry friend recently posed some interesting questions.  “Beta, I keep hearing about this ‘100-Crore Club’.  Is it a really exclusive place?  How much is it to get in?  Do they serve food?  Have you been there at all?”, she queried of my incredulous friend. …

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IPL Spot-Fixing Scandal: The Bollywood Connection

  Actor Vindu Dara Singh has become the inevitable first Bollywood link to the IPL spot-fixing scandal. Singh 49, the son world wrestling champion and actor Dara Singh, was arrested by Mumbai Police for alleged links with the betting mafia connected to the ongoing fixing investigation involving three players of …

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Kashyap slams “lack of freedom” in Bollywood

‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ director Anurag Kashyap has bemoaned the lack of creative freedom to make “meaningful films” in India.  Speaking at a discussion on the future of Indian cinema at Cannes – where India is the guest country in celebration of the Bollywood centenary – Kashyap complained that Indian filmmakers …

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