Bollywood would no longer be the same as veteran actor Dilip Kumar passed away. This marks the end of an era of Bollywood. Known as the tragedy king of Bollywood, Dilip Kumar was 98 years old and breathed his last after a prolonged illness. He is survived by his wife and veteran actress Saira Banu who stood with him firmly throughout the tough times. The entire country and fans of Dilip sir are mourning the loss of a star who kept the entertainment industry shining.
Mourning the loss of Dilip Kumar
The news of Dilip Kumar’s demise was broken on his official Twitter account by Faisal Farooqui who used to handle his account after Dilip saab. Here is the tweet.
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
As soon as the news broke, people are sending their heartfelt condolences to the family. Here are some tweets by celebrities paying tribute to the legend.
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
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
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
Dilip Kumar Death
Muhammed Yusuf Khan aka Dilip Kumar was a heartthrob even in his late 90s. His fan following remained the same as it was when he was a charming actor titled ‘The Tragedy King of Bollywood’. As per the sources, the doctor who was treating him told a leading news agency that Dilip Saab was suffering from advanced Prostate Cancer which gradually spread to other parts of his body over time. Towards the end, his haemoglobin dropped as well as his blood pressure.
For the uninitiated, he was recently admitted to the hospital after complaining of breathlessness. If statements released by the news agency are to be believed, Dilip Kumar suffered kidney failure due to water in the pleural cavity. He was being provided blood transfusions but due to the spread of cancer, nothing seemed to aid his treatment and we lost him.
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