Veteran actor Dilip Kumar’s brother’s spouse, Saira Banu, mentioned that his brother, Ehsan Khan, is ‘struggling within the ICU’ after testing optimistic for Covid-19 earlier this month. The actor’s different brother, Aslam Khan, who had additionally examined optimistic for the virus, died on Friday morning.
In an interview with The Instances of India, Saira Banu mentioned that the household was discovering it tough to course of the information of Aslam Khan’s demise. “It’s so unlucky that Aslam bhai succumbed to the Coronavirus; we actually don’t understand how to deal with this loss. Could Allah relaxation him in peace,” she mentioned, including that Ehsan Khan continues to stay vital. “Pray for Ehsan bhai, who’s struggling within the ICU. He’s breathless. I hope he goes again residence positive.”
Saira Banu clarified that Dilip Kumar’s brothers, Aslam and Ehsan, didn’t stick with him however with their sister Farida. “I’m saying this as a result of after listening to that Ehsan bhai and Aslam bhai had been contaminated with coronavirus, a number of individuals began calling me to ask about Dilip saab’s well being; they thought Ehsan bhai and Aslam bhai stayed with us. Let me inform you I haven’t moved out of residence for the previous 5 months ever because the (nonetheless on-going) pandemic engulfed us,” she mentioned.
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Ehsan Khan, 90, is presently present process therapy on the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai. Dr Jalil Parkar from the hospital had earlier advised Hindustan Instances, “They’ve been saved in ICU however we haven’t intubated them as but. Contemplating their age and pre-condition well being points like diabetes and hypertension, we’ve to be additional cautious whereas treating them.”
Dilip Kumar was final seen on the massive display in Qila in 1998. He was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015. In a profession spanning 5 a long time, he acted in iconic movies resembling Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam and Naya Daur.
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