Dilip kumar death real or fake news
The legendary Dilip Kumar was hospitalised on Sunday to P.D. Hinduja Hospital at Khar after he complained of breathlessness and subsequently diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion. Ever since the news broke, Dilip Kumar’s fans and well-wishers have been sending wishes and praying for the veteran actor’s speedy recovery. Amidst all this, there are some forwards circulating in WhatsApp groups about the actor being dead, which are untrue.
As the news of Dilip Kumar in ICU after he was diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion and kept on oxygen support broke, there have been several forwards on WhatsApp claiming that the 98-year-old legend has passed away. A screen-grab has been made viral on WhatsApp groups, with a black and white photo of Dilip Kumar with a message: “Goodbye Dilip Kumar” along with “11 December 1922 – 6 June 2021” below, implying that the actor passed away on Sunday
We found a tweet on Dilip Kumar’s official Twitter handle, dated June 6, 2021, in which the viral claim about his demise has been refuted.
“Don’t believe in WhatsApp forwards. Saab is stable. Thank you for your heart-felt duas and prayers. As per doctors, he should be home in 2-3 days. Insh’Allah.”, reads the tweet.
In an update, a picture of Dilip Kumar was posted on his official Twitter account on June 7, 2021.