Legendary actor Dilip Kumar passed away on Wednesday morning. He breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital. The legendary actor was 98 and passed away due to age-related issues. Dilip Kumar’s last rites took place on Wednesday, during the evening hours of the day. His wife, Saira Banu, actors Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, family and friends bid farewell to Dilip Saab. He was laid to rest at the Juhu Qabrastan in Santacruz. Now, in a post on social media, actor Aamir Khan paid tribute to the late legendary actor.
Aamir Khan issued a statement through his production company ‘Aamir Khan Productions’. The note read: “Thank you Yusuf Sahab for the invaluable, priceless and unique gift you have given all of us through your work. For me you have always been and always will be the greatest ever. Salaam. Love. Aamir.” The actor thanked Dilip Saab for the “invaluable, priceless and unique gift” he has given everyone through his work during his 50-year-long career. Aamir further said that Kumar Saab has always been and will be the greatest ever for him.
Take a look at the post below:
Dilip Kumar was born as Yusuf Khan in Peshawar on December 11, 1922. He made his Indian film cinema debut in 1944 and is referred as the ‘Tragedy King’ and ‘The First Khan’. Dilip Kumar is best known for his work in the films- Azaad, Shakti, Ganga Jamuna, Kranti, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Aan and several others. Also Read: Dilip Kumar’s Funeral: Saira Banu Stood Beside Her Husband Till He Was Buried; 54-Year-Old Bond That Transcends Life And Death
Dilip Kumar is survived by his wife, actress Saira Banu. They had married in 1966.
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