According to the hospital sources, his condition is no better since his admission due to the kidney issues; creatinine level is rising in his blood.
The superstar, who has been suffering from age-related problems in recent years, was accompanied by his wife Saira Banu yesterday.
In April last year, he was hospitalised due to fever and nausea.
Known as the ‘Tragedy King’, Kumar has acted in over 65 films in his career and is known for his iconic roles in movies like ‘Devdas ‘(1955), ‘Naya Daur’ (1957), ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960), ‘Ganga Jamuna’ (1961), ‘Kranti’ (1981), and ‘Karma’ (1986).
Last seen on the big screen in ‘Qila’ in 1998, the actor was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.