Veteran Bollywood actor passed away aged 98 in Mumbai on Wednesday morning.
His career spanning over more than five decades produced the finest pieces for cinema that Hindi and Urdu films can never forget.
He was popularly known as the ‘Tragedy King’ of Bollywood.
The legendary actor who breathed his last at the hospital with his wife, Saira Banu, at his side, will be offered State Funeral at 5 PM local time and will be laid to rest at the Juhu Cemetery.
The pictures of a grieving Saira Banu have surfaced on social media as the family brought Dilip Kumar’s mortal remains to his home.
Condolence messages and tributes are pouring in on social media as soon as Dilip Kumar’s death news was shared with the public.
Actors, politicians & fans mourn the demise of sub-continents superstar!
Dilip Kumar Ji will be remembered as a cinematic legend. He was blessed with unparalleled brilliance, due to which audiences across generations were enthralled. His passing away is a loss to our cultural world. Condolences to his family, friends and innumerable admirers. RIP.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 7, 2021
My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends & fans of Dilip Kumar ji.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 7, 2021
His extraordinary contribution to Indian cinema will be remembered for generations to come. pic.twitter.com/H8NDxLU630
T 3958 – An institution has gone .. whenever the history of Indian Cinema will be written , it shall always be 'before Dilip Kumar, and after Dilip Kumar' ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 7, 2021
My duas for peace of his soul and the strength to the family to bear this loss .. 🤲🤲🤲
Deeply saddened .. 🙏
To the world many others may be heroes. To us actors, he was The Hero. #DilipKumar Sir has taken an entire era of Indian cinema away with him.— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 7, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Om Shanti 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/dVwV7CUfxh
I must have been all of 4 yrs old whn i saw my 1st stampede.. @TheDilipKumar had walked into a wedding reception,the guests went mad, especially the women,the stage broke! there was hysteria.#LEGEND.. my deepest condolences to #Sairaji n his family.His legacy continues— TheFarahKhan (@TheFarahKhan) July 7, 2021
So many special moments with Dilip Saab… he was like a father figure in my life. A huge loss for the film fraternity and for all of us, we have lost a legend today. My deepest condolences to Sairaji, may God give her strength in this tough time.🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/BJPtYiRgJv— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) July 7, 2021
I am so heartbroken by d news that the ‘King of Cinema’ DILIP KUMAR has passed away.— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) July 7, 2021
I admired him as an actor & respected him as he was my fathers first cousin frm Peshawar. Therefore I called him Yusuf ‘Lala’. He was very loving to me.
‘Khuda Paiman Lala jan’.🤲#DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/37RbzFb9EP
No One like you !!! Have a great Journey from here on Master ….सादर नमन 🙏 Rest in Peace 🙏🙏🙏 https://t.co/nTv3cwV2wg— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) July 7, 2021
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
Great actor. Great career. Inspiration to many. #DilipKumar— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) July 7, 2021
Heartfelt condolences to #DilipKumar’s family.The gr8 man said,— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 7, 2021
Taqdeerein badal jaati hain,zamana badal jaata hai, mulkon ki taarikh badal jaati hai,shahenshah badal jaate hain,magar iss badalti hui duniya mein mohabbat jis insaan ka daaman thaam leti hai,woh insaan nahi badalta pic.twitter.com/hpKg3iSHlm
Every actor that faces the camera today will thank Dilip Sahab for the being their teacher. Truly an institution. Am completely heartbroken today, will miss his pat on my back, his smile with a twinkle in the eye and fond kisses on my forehead. @TheDilipKumar (1/2) pic.twitter.com/ZXECFtRbrz— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 7, 2021
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