Ajay Devgn, Jaaved Jaaferi Along With Many Others Mourns The Demise Of Dilip Kumar
Actor Ajay Devgn, Jaaved Jaaferi along with many others expresses grief as legendary actor Dilip Kumar passed away at the age of 98 on Wednesday due to age-related health issues.
The news of the actor’s demise has been confirmed by Dr. Jalil Parkar, the pulmonologist treating the actor at Mumbai's PD Hinduja Hospital.
Actor Ajay Devgn took to his social media profile and shared, “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”
Actor Jaaved Jaaferi wrote, “From God, we have come and to Him is our return. The greatest Indian actor(in most opinions), legend, and #OG passes on. 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”
A few days ago veteran actor was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) due to breathlessness while his wife Saira Banu kept her fans updated on his health condition.
Saira Banu, in her last tweet, asked his fans to pray for him to recover soon. She wrote, "Dilip Kumar Sahab's health is still stable. He is still in ICU, we want to take him home, but we are waiting for doctors' approval as they know his medical condition as soon as doctors allow, will take him home. He will not be discharged today. Need prayers of his fans, he will be back soon."
Dilip Sahab’s career spans over five decades with hits like Devdas, Naya Daur, Mughal-e-Azam, and Ram Aur Shyam to name some.
Dilip Kumar, who made his acting debut with 'Jwar Bhata' in 1944, was last seen in the 1998 film 'Qila'.
In 1991, Dilip Kumar was honored with the Padma Bhushan for his contributions to Indian cinema. In 1994, he received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
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