Veteran Hindi cinema actor Dilip Kumar passed away this morning. Actor Dilip Kumar, 98, was ailing for a long time. He breathed his last at 7.30 am today at Khar Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. Dilip Kumar was admitted to the hospital due to difficulty in breathing. Dilip Kumar’s death has been informed on his official Twitter handle.
Wave of mourning in the country due to the death of Dilip Kumar
Dilip Kumar was such a personality that makes him different from many other actors. He was awarded with many excellent awards. After giving many successful films, he also took a break of five years in 1976. Then he made a comeback from the film Kranti and after that he left his acting mark once in films like Shakti, Masal, Karma, Saudagar. His last film was Qila.
Due to the death of Dilip Kumar, there is a wave of mourning across the country including the film industry. Celebrities of the country including Prime Minister Narendra Modi have condoled the death of Dilip Kumar and are paying tribute to the tragedy king of Hindi cinema with teary eyes. Many film stars including Sonu Sood, Ajay Devgan, Akshay Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan expressed grief over the death of Dilik Kumar.
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
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
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
– Prithviraj Sukumaran (ritPrithviOfficial) July 7, 2021
Words cannot do justice to describe your life and body of work, that very few can boast of! From Mughal-e-Azam to Saudagar, even my generation was spellbound by your magic on screen and over the audiences! RIP Dilip Saab! I’d rather not say more for any homage would be inadequate pic.twitter.com/nhbQBoCwwL
— Tusshar (@TusshKapoor) July 7, 2021
Dilip Kumar Saab’s contribution to the growth of Indian cinema is priceless. Rest in Peace sir. You will be missed
– Jr NTR (@ tarak9999) July 7, 2021
Dilip Sahab- you will always be the king amongst kings. Greatest of all times. You were a hero to every generation. Rest in glory Sir. My deepest condolences to Saira ji, the entire family, loved ones and millions of fans across the globe. @TheDilipKumar (2/2) pic.twitter.com/ZvfgGpSGiH
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 7, 2021
Alvida Yusuf Saab.
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) July 7, 2021
How to mourn you @TheDilipKumar Saab … The Greatest … Ever … Grateful to have witnessed on-screen and be spellbound by your genius ????????????????
— Huma S Qureshi (@humasqureshi) July 7, 2021
From God we have come and to Him is our return.The greatest indian actor(in most opinions),legend,and #AND passes on. An inspiration and reference for most actors after him. Thankfully he will be alive in the wonderful world of cinema.Thank you and RIP #DilipSaab #DilipKumar ???????????????? pic.twitter.com/KAC2Aespue
– Jaaved Jaaferi (ajaavedjaaferi) July 7, 2021
Absolutely heartbroken. The world is truly depleted with #DilipKumar Saab gone. His legacy will always be remembered as he carved a special place in the hearts of his fans with his inimitable performances. Deepest condolences to his family.#RIPDilipKumar pic.twitter.com/5vYNB2RC2R
— Anees Bazmee (@BazmeeAnees) July 7, 2021
Legends don’t go anywhere,
— sony sood (@SonuSood) July 7, 2021
– Prakash Raj (prakashraaj) July 7, 2021
Thank you for giving us all you did. And sharing your enlightened soul with us through all your breathtaking performances. You will live on forever sir. You are TIMELESS. Rest in peace.
— Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) 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’ ..
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
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An epic era has drawn curtains… Never to happen again..
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— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 7, 2021
— Nivin Pauly (@NivinOfficial) July 7, 2021
— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) July 7, 2021
A Timeless Actor.
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) July 7, 2021
End Of An Era!
You will always be missed ???? pic.twitter.com/wYBdC29qzP
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) July 7, 2021
You were my childhood hero – the sole inspiration for me to get into films. From an Actor to an Institution you effortlessly crossed into Immortality decades ago. Today as you start your final journey let me say – never ever will there be another like you Sir. #DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/I09DYIlgIj
— Raj Babbar (@RajBabbarMP) July 7, 2021