Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar’s younger brother Aslam Khan passed away in Mumbai on Friday morning due to coronavirus-related complications.
“Aslam Khan, younger brother of Dilip Kumar, passed away early morning in Lilavati hospital under Dr. Jalil Parkar due to covid19 with diabetes, hypertension and ischaemic heart disease”, Lilavati Hospital said in a statement.
Dilip Kumar’s spokesperson Faisal Farooqui confirmed the news on Twitter:
.@TheDilipKumar Dilip Saab’s youngest brother, Aslam Khan, passed away this morning at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai.— Faisal Farooqui (@FAISALmouthshut) August 21, 2020
We are from God and to Him we return.
As being reported, Dilip Kumar’s brothers Eshan and Aslam Khan were admitted to Lilavati hospital last Saturday after testing positive for coronavirus.
Earlier in April, Dilip Kumar had confirmed that he was self-isolating in his home and was being looked after by his wife Saira Banu.
Dilip Sahab’s twitter handle had retweeted a tweet that read, “Dilip Sahab – @TheDilipKumar – is fine. He’s resting at home, locked down, under self-isolation, being looked after by his loving and devoted wife #SairaBanu Thank you, everybody, for the prayers and wishes.”