Dilip Kumar Dies At 98: Dharmendra Gets Emotional, Says, ‘My Brother Is Gone, His Memories Will Always Be With Me'

Dharmendra pours his heart out as Dilip Kumar died this morning, recalling his first meeting with the late actor

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Dilip Kumar Dies At 98: Dharmendra Gets Emotional, Says, ‘My Brother Is Gone, His Memories Will Always Be With Me'
Actor Dilip Kumar breathed his last on Wednesday morning. Celebrities have since been expressing grief at the sad demise of the legendary actor. As reported in newstracklive.com, veteran actor Dharmendra got emotional on learning the news, and said he shared a special bond with him. The actor further said his memories would stay with him forever. Dharmendra said, "I have just tolerated this great shock, my brother is gone. He had a very special relationship with me. I am extremely sad."

"I used to go to see him. This watch was supposed to come one day. His memories will always be with me." The actor also recalled his first meeting with Dilip Kumar. The actor was skeptical about who will introduce him to the actor. But it was his sister who introduced Dharmendra to Dilip Kumar. He said, "When I wanted to meet him for the first time, I wondered who would introduce me to Dilip Kumar. Then his sister did so. He didn't let me feel that he was a very big celebrity, he always met as if we were his brother."

Dilip Kumar breathed his last at 7.30 am on Wednesday. His tweet read, "With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, few minutes ago."


The actor was admitted to PD Hinduja Hospital in Khar after complaints of breathlessness.  ALSO READ: Dilip Kumar Demise: Veteran Actor's Wife Saira Banu Is Inconsolable As She Takes His Mortal Remains To Their Residence

The actor was admitted to PD Hinduja Hospital in Khar after complaints of breathlessness.  
Bollywood celebs such as Amitabh Bachchan, Subhash Ghai, Akshay Kumar, Raveen Tandon, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ananya Panday, Vicky Kaushal, Ajay Devgn, Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Farhan Akhtar, Varun Dhawan and more took to social media to pay their last respect to the actor. 



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