97-year-old legendary actor Dilip Kumar has no clue that both his younger brothers are no more. His brothers Ehsan Khan, 90, and Aslam Khan, 88 were diagnosed with Coronavirus.
Dilip Kumar’s Brothers Passed Away Due To Covid-19:
Dilip Kumar’s youngest brother Aslam Khan passed away in August. The doctors said, “Mr Aslam passed away due to COVID-19. He had pneumonia with diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. He had multiple organ failure.”
On Sep 3, Ehsaan Khan also passed away due to Covid-19.
The veteran actor’s wife Saira Banu told a leading daily, “To tell you the truth, Dilip sahib has not been told that Aslam bhai and Ehsan bhai are no more. We keep every kind of disturbing news away from him.”
She further added, “We didn’t even tell him when Amitabh Bachchan contracted COVID-19 and was admitted in Nanavati Hospital, he’s very fond of Amitabh.”
Dilip Kumar’s Health Update:
When asked about the health of Dilip Kumar, she said, “Well, he is confined. Quarantine as such is the first priority but he has had a few changes in blood pressure due to dehydration recently and he’s taking treatment.”
Dilip Kumar’s real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan. He was born in 1922 in Peshawar. The legendary actor is popularly known as The Tragedy King and The First Khan.
He made his debut as an actor in 1944 film Jwar Bhata. In a career of five decades, he has worked in several popular films. It includes Devdas (1955), Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Ram aur Shyam (1967), and Saudagar (1991). His last film was Qila that released in 1998.
Dilip Kumar had a long relationship with Madhubala but they never got married. In 1966, he tied the nuptial knot with actress Saira Banu who is 20 years younger to him. Saira has stayed with him through thick and thin.