July 7, 2021, marked one of the saddest days for the film fraternity as legendary actor Dilip Kumar passed away due to prolonged illness. As many celebs and prominent personalities from the society paid their last respect to the actor, Shah Rukh Khan was one of them too. SRK arrived at the late actor’s residence with his manager, followed by a picture of him consoling the heartbroken Saira Banu, that won hearts. The actor is also being praised over the internet for one more reason.
As the paps captured him getting down from his car, even though he quickly walked towards Dilip Kumar’s residence, he greeted the Mumbai Police appointed on duty at the venue. The Swades actor greeted the cop with salaam and continued walking towards the late actor’s residence. Thus, leaving his fans totally impressed; one of the netizens tweeted, “Notice the unsolicited respect given to the police officer at 0:21. That street smartness is why SRK still rules the hearts of so many after so many years.” Another user wrote, “At around 20 -21st second.. See how @iamsrk respected the police officer. These small gestures tells how he rules Bollywood. He earned everything. Such a star yet so simple.”
The video has been making the rounds of the internet, simply winning the hearts of the people with the actor’s kindest gesture.
On several occasions, Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu had mentioned Shah Rukh Khan being like a son to them; the late actor shared a special bond with SRK. ALSO READ: Subhash Ghai Shares Fond Memories Of Shooting With Dilip Kumar, 'He Would Meet Even Strangers With The Most Genuine Smile' - EXCLUSIVE
The late actor entertained the audience for six decades. ALSO READ: Dilip Kumar Passes Away: Raakhee Gulzar Says She Did Shakti For The Late Actor