Dilip Kumar, a veteran actor, died at the age of 98.
The 98-year-old actor died about 7:30 a.m., according to physicians.
The physicians treating veteran actor Dilip Kumar announced that he died on Wednesday morning after a protracted illness. The 98-year-old actor died about 7:30 a.m., according to the physicians.
Since Tuesday, the actor has been at the Hinduja Hospital’s critical care unit (ICU), which is not a COVID-19 facility.
Faisal Farooqui, a family friend of Kumar’s, announced the renowned actor’s death on Twitter. “I announce the loss of our dear Dilip Saab, who passed away a few minutes ago, with a sad heart and great grief. We come from God and return to Him “Farooqui posted from Dilip Kumar’s official Twitter account.
Today, the actor’s last rituals will be performed at Mumbai’s Juhu Kabristan in Santacruz. Dilip Kumar’s spokesperson, Faisal Farooqi, went to the late actor’s Twitter account to provide further details about the funeral ceremony: “Today, at 5 p.m., there will be a burial. Santacruz, Mumbai’s Juhu Kabristan.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his sorrow on the death of the legendary actor. “Dilip Kumar Ji will go down in cinematic history as a legend. He was endowed with unrivaled brilliance, which attracted audiences of all eras. His death leaves a void in our cultural landscape. Heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and countless fans. R.I.P., “He sent out a tweet.
In the previous month, the “Mughal-e-Azam” star had been in and out of hospitals. His family, on the other hand, though he would improve.
Kumar’s wife, Saira Banu, told news agency PTI on Sunday that the actor was doing much better. “(Need) Prayers to get him out of here hale and hearty. Let us get out of the woods, we are still in the woods,” she added.
Jogan, Babul, Azaad, Tarana, Deedar, Aan, Karma, Footpath, Daag, Devdas, and Mughal-e-Azam are just a few of the films in which the Bollywood actor has starred. He last appeared on the big screen in the 1998 film Qila.