Prime Minister Modi spoke to Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu by telephone. The Premier offered his condolences to the family during this time of great sorrow.
New Delhi: Dilip Kumar, best known as the main character and king of doom, has bid farewell to the world today. Many movie and political sympathizers mourn his death. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also apologized for the death of Dilip Kumar.
The Prime Minister said his passing was a loss to our cultural world. In addition, Prime Minister Modi spoke to Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu by telephone. The Premier offered his condolences to the family during this time of great sorrow. The Prime Minister spoke to Shayra Bano for about ten minutes.
Prime Minister Modi wrote on Twitter, “Dilip Kumar ji will be remembered as a movie legend. He was blessed with incomparable talent, as a result of which generations of viewers were delighted. His passing is a loss to our cultural world.
She took her last breath today at 7.30am
Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar has passed away. He was 98 years old. She took her last breath at 7.30am this morning. Dilip Kumar was admitted to hospital on June 29 due to shortness of breath. Dilip Kumar was ill for a long time. Dilip Kumar’s family friend Faizal Farooqui today was informed of the actor’s death on Twitter. He wrote – It must be said with great sadness that Dilip Saab is no longer with us.
He was born in Peshawar, Pakistan
Dilip Kumar was born on December 11, 1922 in Peshawar. His father’s name was Lala Ghulam Sarawar Khan and his mother’s name was Ayesha Begum. He has 12 siblings in total. His father was a fruit seller. Yusuf Khan studied at Devlali. He grew up with Raj Kapoor who was his neighbor too. Both later made their mark in the film industry.