The Mughal-E-Azam star Dilip Kumar celebrates his 97th birthday today. It's a feat only a few achieve. Though his health doesn't allow him to celebrate his special day with great gusto, his family, friends, and fans made sure to make it memorable for him. Social media is abuzz with Dilip Kumar's fans wishing him a very happy birthday and paying him tributes in their own way. Overjoyed with all the love coming his way, Dilip Kumar penned a beautiful post for his well-wishers and thanked them for all the warm wishes. Dilip Kumar's official Twitter account is reportedly handled by his wife Saira Banu and thanks to this platform, we get to stay connected with our favourite star.
Dilip Kumar's message for fans has him talking about all the phone calls and messages that he has been receiving ever since the clock struck 12. He wrote that all the abundant love has brought tears of gratitude in his eyes and he is grateful for all the affection he is receiving. Dilip Kumar wrote, "On this 97th birthday, calls and messages have been pouring in since last night-thank you! Celebrations are not important- your boundless love, affection and prayers have always brought tears of gratitude in my eyes." Along with the post, there's a picture too of the ace actor. Check it out. (Also Read: Dilip Kumar's 'Choti Behen' Lata Mangeshkar Returns From Hospital, Veteran Actor Is Ecstatic)
On this 97th birthday, calls and messages have been pouring in since last night-thank you! Celebrations are not important- your boundless love, affection and prayers have always brought tears of gratitude in my eyes. pic.twitter.com/1dYrHt1KCL— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) December 11, 2019
Over the years, Dilip Kumar has featured in many memorable films including Saudagar, Ganga Jumna, Kranti, Devdas, Mughal-E-Azam and Azaad. These films make up only for a drop in the oceans of Dilip Kumar's filmography. He is one the finest actors Bollywood has ever witnessed and there'll never be a replacement who can take his place. He has been fighting age-related illnesses like a warrior and we are only hoping for many more years for our favourite star. We wish you a very Happy Birthday Dilip Kumar.
Image Source: Twitter/TheDilipKumar
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