Legendary Actor Dilip Kumar Passes Away At 98, Ajay Devgan, Akshay Kumar And Others Pay Tribute
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar left for heavenly abode on Wednesday. The actor has been going through age-related health issues for the longest time now. For those who are unaware, he was admitted to Mumbai’s Hinduja hospital last month. The actor’s wife has stood by him like a rock and has been updating his fans about his health. Dr. Jali Prakash confirmed the news of his demise on social media.
Speaking to Indian Express, he revealed that the veteran actor passed away at 7.30 am on Wednesday.” He passed away due to prolonged illness. He was 98,” he added. Faisal Farooqui shared the news of his death through the actor’s official Twitter account. He wrote, “With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, a few minutes ago. We are from God and to Him, we return. – Faisal Farooqui.”
With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, few minutes ago.
We are from God and to Him we return. – Faisal Farooqui
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) July 7, 2021
Bollywood actors took to their respective social media handles to mourn the passing away of the legendary actor. Akshay Kumar wrote, ” ‘To the world may others may be heroes. To us actors, he was The Hero. #DilipKumar Sir has taken an entire era of Indian cinema away with him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Om Shanti.’
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.
My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Om Shanti 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/dVwV7CUfxh
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 7, 2021
Ajay Devgan shared a throwback picture with the late actor. He tweeted, “Shared many memories with the legend… some very personal, some on stage. Yet, nothing really prepared me for his passing away. An institution, a timeless actor. Heartbroken. Deepest condolences to Saraji.”
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.
Deepest condolences to Sairaji🙏🏼#DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/Il8qaMOOhf
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) July 7, 2021
Amitabh Bachchan paid tribute to the late actor and wrote, “An institution has gone .. whenever the history of Indian Cinema will be written, it shall always be ‘before Dilip Kumar, and after Dilip Kumar. My duas for peace of his soul and the strength to the family to bear this loss. Deeply saddened. (sic)”
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' ..
My duas for peace of his soul and the strength to the family to bear this loss .. 🤲🤲🤲
Deeply saddened .. 🙏
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 7, 2021
I am so heartbroken by d news that the ‘King of Cinema’ DILIP KUMAR has passed away.
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
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) July 7, 2021
An Era comes to an END in the Indian Film Industry.Deeply Saddened by the passing of LEGEND #DilipKumar Saab. One of the GREATEST Actors India has ever produced,an Acting Institution & a National Treasure. Enthralled the world for several decades.May his soul Rest in Peace. pic.twitter.com/f5Wb7ATs6T
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) July 7, 2021
One of the greatest actors the world has ever known has left us. A giant tree has fallen. I pray for the soul of legend #DilipKumar sahab. I also pray today's generation learns about and celebrates him. He is forever. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/UKetoz8KIM
— Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) July 7, 2021
— Hansika (@ihansika) July 7, 2021
The country has lost a legendary actor and a great personality and human being. My heartfelt condolences to family and well-wishers of Dilip Kumar Sahab. RIP. 🙏🙏 #DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/l87POAKLfm
— Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (@naqvimukhtar) July 7, 2021
— Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) July 7, 2021
The greatest. There will never be another Dilip Kumar. pic.twitter.com/SqQyykrPe9
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) July 7, 2021
May his soul rest in peace!