Legendary actor Dilip Kumar passes away at 98
Dilip Kumar death: Social media is flooded with tributes from every corner for the legendary actor. From Bollywood to politics and sports, the entire film fraternity of India is mourning the big loss.
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was popularly known as the tragedy king of Bollywood, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 98. The funeral will take place at 5 pm today.
With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, few minutes ago.— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) July 7, 2021
We are from God and to Him we return. – Faisal Farooqui
According to the Hindustan Times, Kumar had been admitted to the intensive care unit on June 30 to “address medical issues” related to old age. He was earlier admitted to the same hospital on June 6 after experiencing breathlessness.
Kumar is survived by his wife, Saira Banu, a popular leading lady in Bollywood in the 1960s and 1970s.
Actor Ajay Devgan recalled the many moments he shared with Kumar. “An institution, a timeless actor. Heartbroken,” he said.
Shared many moments with the legend…some very personal, some on stage. Yet, nothing really prepared me for his passing away. An institution, a timeless actor. Heartbroken.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) July 7, 2021
Deepest condolences to Sairaji🙏🏼#DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/Il8qaMOOhf
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar passes away at 98.