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Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar breathed his last on July 7. He was admitted to Hinduja Hospital on June 30 due to age-related problems. Many Bollywood celebrities took to social media to share their favourite memories with Dilip Kumar and paid tribute to the actor in their own special way.

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Updated on: July 07, 2021 20:58 IST
Dilip Kumar dies at 98: Bollywood celebrities pay tribute to 'Tragedy King'
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Dilip Kumar dies at 98: Bollywood celebrities pay tribute to 'Tragedy King'

Known as the 'Tragedy King of Bollywood', legendary actor Dilip Kumar has influenced many lives with his soulful performances in films. The actor breathed his last on July 7. He was admitted to Hinduja Hospital on June 30 due to age-related problems. His wife Saira Banu had earlier released a statement assuring the actor is stable. however, the world lost a gem. Dilip Kumar's family friend Faisal Farooqui tweeted through the actor's handle-- "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"

Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn and Dharmendra among other Bollywood celebrities took to social media to share their favorite memories with Dilip Kumar and paid tribute to the actor in their own special way.

Also Check: RIP Legend: Tragedy King Dilip Kumar’s life in pictures

Also Read: RIP Dilip Kumar: 10 iconic dialogues of Bollywood's first superstar that will always remain fresh in our heart

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  • 8:58 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Priyanka Chopra on Dilip Kumar's death: An end of an era

    Taking to Instagram, PeeCee wrote, ""हक़ हमेशा सर झुका के नहीं... सर उठा के मांगा जाता है|" - सौदागर यूसुफ साहब ने ज़िन्दगी सर उठा के जी है| उनसे मिलने का मौका बहुत कम लोगों को मिला था, लेकिन उनमे से एक खुशनसीब मैं हूँ| जबसे मैंने सायरा जी और यूसुफ साहब को जाना है मुझे उनसे सिर्फ और सिर्फ प्यार और दुआऐं मिली है| उनसे मिलना, कुछ हलकी बातें करना, मैं अपनी ज़िन्दगी के कुछ सबसे हसीन पलों में गिनती हूँ|

    Yusuf Saab's contribution to the Arts is invaluable and irreplaceable. Today the curtains have come down on one of India’s greatest. An end of an era. My condolences to Saira ma’am and the family. Rest in peace."

  • 4:39 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Jackie Shroff shares an unseen pic with late Dilip Kumar, "Prayers For His Soul And Strength To The Family RIP."

  • 4:38 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Madhur Bhandarkar mourns Dilip Kumar's death

    He tweeted, "Saddened to know about the demise of Dilip Kumar sir, One of the greatest actors and doyen of Indian Cinema, a Legend. He inspired generations of actors and will always be missed. RIP."

  • 3:32 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Jeetendra remembers Dilip Kumar: There will never be another like him

    Veteran actor Jeetendra remembered Dilip Kumar on his demise on Wednesday. Jeetendra said that Dilip Kumar was an inspiration and showed the way with grace.

    "What can I say about this legend, Dilip Kumar Sahab, who showed us the way. Who showed us how it's done, with so much grace and elan. He has been an inspiration to people like me who have aspired to be like him in every possible way. His love and warmth is unmatched and there will never be another like him," said Jeetendra.

  • 3:31 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Karisma Kapoor shares pic of the 'legendary trio'

    Actress Karisma Kapoor on Wednesday posted a throwback picture that captures Dilip Kumar and Dev Anand in the same frame as her grandfather Raj Kapoor. "The legendary trio," she wrote, with folded hands and red heart emojis accompanying the black and white Instagram image that has the three late legends dressed formally and smiling at the camera.

  • 3:30 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Ayushmann Khurrana shares story of his dadi who was in love with Dilip Kumar

    He wrote, "मेरी दादी को बहुत प्यार था दिलीप साहब से. She impersonated him in her 60s. She used to secretly take her sons for his films screenings, because my grandfather detested cinema. Because of this strong influence, my father has been an ardent worshipper of him since his infanthood. In our household Dilip kumar is no less than God. Acting की शुरुआत तो उन्ही से हुई थी। Be it comedy, tragedy or romance, he mastered every emotion and being a linguist he presented a perfect prototype of a superstar. Thank you for everything Yusuf Saab. #ripdilipkumar."

  • 3:29 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Actor Sanjay Dutt expressed: "So many special moments with Dilip Saab... he was like a father figure in my life. A huge loss for the film fraternity and for all of us, we have lost a legend today. My deepest condolences to Sairaji, may God give her strength in this tough time."

     

  • 3:28 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Actress Madhuri Dixit posted: "Every now & then some individuals come along who single-handedly alter the present & write history... One such legend was Dilip saab for the world of cinema."

  • 3:27 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Actor Anil Kapoor tweeted: "Our world is a little less bright today because one of our brightest stars has left us for the heavens. Dilip Sahab was very close to my father and I had the tremendous honour of sharing screen space with him in three of my most memorable films. He was and will always be the finest and greatest actor of our industry for me. He has inspired generations of artistes. Rest in peace Dilip Sahab, you remain in our minds and hearts forever."

  • 2:56 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Parineeti Chopra pays tribute to Dilip Kumar

    Parineeti Chopra tweeted, "Dilip Kumar Sahab, your achievements give the word “legacy” an actual meaning. Even a 100 years from now, your work will be the reference, every time..RIP sir, you leave behind millions of fans loving you and millions of students learning from you"

  • 1:29 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Alia Bhatt wrote, "Dilip Kumar Saab... The power of his being lies in his unmatchable body of work. Every time I have watched him portray legendary characters I felt like I was being swept away and yet being educated. Educated by his nuances, his silences, his unparalleled depth and his sheer aura.

    He will always be the gold standard for actors to imbibe from… the cultural world just lost its shine but the legacy of his light lives on forever. Rest in peace Dilip Saab "

  • 12:33 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Salman Khan: Best actor indian cinema has ever seen

    Salman Khan shares picture with Dilip Kumar and pays tribute. he says, "Best actor indian cinema has ever seen and will ever see … #RIP Dilip Saab"

  • 11:56 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Neetu Kapoor shares throwback picture

    Neetu Kapoor shares an unmissable throwback picture of Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor.

  • 11:55 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Kapil Sharma shares pictures with Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu

  • 11:09 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Actress Aditi Rao Hydari shared: "Legend forever. Rest in peace #DilipKumar sahab. You will live in our hearts forever. Prayers and condolences to Saira ji, the family and fans."

    Actress Diana Penty tweeted: "#DilipKumar Sahab, you are and will forever be, a legend. My deepest condolences to Saira Banu Ji and the family. May he rest in peace."

  • 11:06 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Farah Khan: His legacy continues

    Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan shared: "I must have been all of 4 yrs old whn i saw my 1st stampede.. @TheDilipKumar had walked into a wedding reception, the guests went mad, especially the women, the stage broke! there was hysteria. #LEGEND.. my deepest condolences to #Sairaji n his family. His legacy continues."

  • 11:03 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Actress Esha Deol posted: "#DilipKumar ji we will miss you. Deepest condolences to #SairaBanu ji & the family. May his soul rest in peace."

  • 11:02 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Composer Vishal Dadlani shared: "@TheDilipKumar saab makes human mortality seem powerless when compared to a life well-lived. He'll always be with us. His work, his dignity, his artistic influence, his memory is woven into the fabric of Indian culture, forever. Condolences to Saira Banu ji. #DilipKumar."

  • 10:59 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Actor Arshad Warsi tweeted: "We have lost the greatest actor Indian cinema has known. Dilip sahab was and will always be the bench mark of stardom and immense talent. I am glad he lived a full and loved life... you were and will always be in our prayers... KHUDA HAFIZ..."

  • 10:59 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Singer Adnan Sami tweeted: "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."

    Actress Renuka Shahane posted: "Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of the incomparable legend Dilip Kumar sahab. RIP. His unsurpassed artistry has inspired and will continue to inspire actors all over the world. My heartfelt condolences to Sairaji and his family. He is immortal through his art."

  • 10:57 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Actress Raveena Tandon posted: "A legend passes away, a gap that can never be filled, A true Giant, a kind loving soul to the very end. #DilipKumar Omshanti." 

  • 10:56 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra recalled: "Many many years ago Dilip Saab had called some of us to his house. I remember Ketan Mehta and Govind Nihalani being there among others. He wanted us to make short films on communal harmony. I wish we had taken a picture! What a man. What an actor! Thank you, Sir!"

  • 10:56 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Actor Kabir Bedi tweeted: "The passing of legendary Dilip Kumar truly marks the end of an era. He was the last to leave of Bollywood's triumvirate of iconic superstars: Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand #DilipKumar, all of whom I had the honour of knowing. Rest in peace, Dilip Saab. Your films have immortalised you."

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Anand Pandit said, "As an industry and as a nation we are mourning the legend who redefined our cinema. He made us laugh and cry with him, turned performance into an art form and taught us how powerful even silence can be. So long Dilip Saab. You live on in the heart and soul of Indian cinema."

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    'His journey can never end,' says Karan Johar

    Karan Johar writes, "DILIP KUMAR SAAB set the standard for all solid actors to follow… he was a bonafide institution….. his performances are text books of nuance and celluloid screen presence…. He leaves behind a legendary legacy that will continue to inspire generations of artists …. His journey can never end because his legacy will always live on… Rest in peace Dilip Saab and thank you for being the force that you were…. That force is unmatchable and irreplaceable but forever inspirational…. Prayers to Saira aunty and the entire family…. The entire fraternity mourns the passing away of a LEGEND."

  • 10:45 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Yami Gautam: Your legacy shall be celebrated forever

  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Shahid Kapoor: We are all nothing but versions of you Dilip Saab

    Shahid Kapoor writes, "We are all nothing but versions of you Dilip Saab. Every actor has studied you in awe. Wondering how you did it all. You were as close to PERFECT as it can get. As you return to your spiritual home. The prayers of millions are with you. 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."

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Taapsee Pannue wrote on Twitter, "And he ascends towards the heaven. What a legacy!" Nimrat Kaur, noting Dilip Kumar's humongous body of work of more than five decades. "Rest in the highest realms of glory Sir…. thank you for driving our cinema towards the echelons of excellence. #RIPDilipKumar," Kaur wrote.

  • 10:39 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Subhash Ghai says Dilip Kumar passing away is the "saddest day" of his life.

    Subhash Ghai, who worked with  Dilip Kumar in films like "Karma" (1986) and "Saudagar" (1991) said the actor's passing away was the "saddest day" of his life. "Dilip saheb Yusuf bhai gone. My personal loss of my most precious idol. No words," Ghai tweeted.

  • 10:34 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Filmmaker Hansal Mehta remembered Kumar as one of the "greatest" actors and wrote, "There will never be another Dilip Kumar.

  • 10:27 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

     

  • 10:22 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Riteish Deshmukh shares heartfelt pictures with Dilip Kumar

    Riteish Deshmukh shares heartfelt pictures with Dilip Kumar and pens down an emotional note. He tweets, "Every actor that faces the camera today will thank Dilip Sahab for the being their teacher. Truly an institution. Am completely heartbroken today, will miss his pat on my back, his smile with a twinkle in the eye and fond kisses on my forehead." 

    He adds, "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."

  • 10:21 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    The end of an era, RIP Dilip Kumar Sahab, your legacy will live on forever!

  • 10:00 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Farhan Akhtar condoles Dilip Kumar's death

  • 9:57 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    "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," writes Rang de basanti actor Sidharth.

  • 9:54 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    South superstar Chiranjeevi shares a picture with Dilip Kumar and writes, "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,and Acting Institution & a National Treasure. Enthralled the world for several decades. May his soul Rest in Peace."

  • 9:53 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sunny Deol: End Of An Era! #DilipKumar Sahab! You will always be missed

  • 9:51 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    'You will always live in our hearts Dilip Sahab,' says Suniel Shetty

    Suniel Shetty says, "Today marks the end of an era, as we lost the brightest star of Indian Cinema. You will always live in our hearts Dilip Sahab. Rest in Peace!."

  • 9:50 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    John Abraham: Rest in peace, Sir!

  • 9:49 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja
  • 9:48 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    'A purist par excellence,' says Ali Zafar

    Ali Zafar tweeted, "A purist par excellence. A man who will continue to inspire generations to come. A human being so sophisticated and refined that chapters could be written on the cadence of each line he spoke. End of an era that will nonetheless remain timeless."

  • 9:08 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Amitabh Bachchan: My duas for peace of his soul and the strength to the family to bear this loss

    Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan is deeply saddened by Dilip Kumar's death. He tweeted, "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."

  • 9:04 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Vicky Kaushal: Rest in Peace

  • 8:59 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Jackie Shroff shares picture with Dilip Kumar

    Sharing a picture with legendary actor Dilip Kumar, Jackie Shroff pays tribute to the Tragedy King. He writes, "Prayers For His Soul And Strength To The Family... RIP."

  • 8:45 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Sonu Sood: Legends don't go anywhere

  • 8:45 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    'No One like you,' says Manoj Bajpayee

    Manoj Bajpayee says "No One like you !!! Have a great Journey from here on Master ….सादर नमन  Rest in Peace."

     

     

  • 8:42 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Ajay Devgn is heartbroken with dilip Kumar's death

    Heartbroken Ajay Devgn says '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" The actor also shares a picture with the legendary actor.

     

  • 8:36 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    'To the world many others may be heroes. To us actors, he was,' says Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar pays tribute to Dilip Kumar. He tweets, "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"

  • 8:28 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    'End of an era' says Hansika Motwani

  • 8:27 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja
  • 8:27 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri: Alvida Dilip Kumar sahab

    Filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri tweeted, "The emperor of acting. Artists never die. They just change roles. Alvida #DilipKumar sahab."

  • 8:15 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    India TV chairman and Editor-in-chief Rajat Sharma pays tribute to Dilip Kumar