Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar has been handed over to Juhu Cemetery in Mumbai. Mumbai Police personnel opened fire and gave their last salute to Dilip Kumar. Dilip Sahab’s wife Saira Banu also reached the graveyard and saluted him. During this she was crying continuously.
Before the handover of Dilip Kumar, the Mumbai Police personnel gave him a guard of honor to Dilip Kumar.
Dilip Kumar passed away on Wednesday morning at around 7:30 am. He was 98 years old. He breathed his last at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. In the afternoon, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Shahrukh Khan reached Dilip Sahab’s house to pay tribute.
Dilip Kumar was not keeping well for a long time. He had to be admitted to the hospital several times. He was admitted to the hospital twice in the last one month. Dilip Kumar’s real name was Mohammad Yusuf Khan.
Celebrities of the country and abroad mourned
- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan condoled the death of Dilip Kumar.
- Vidya Balan reached Dilip Kumar’s house with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur. After some time actor Anupam Kher also came here for his last glimpse.
- Dilip Kumar’s doctor Jalil Parkar told the media, ‘Dilip sahab was facing age-related problems. In such a situation, it is not right at this time to ask what kind of treatment was being given to them. You don’t ask the reason for death. Give me some respect.
- Salman Khan expressed grief over the death of Dilip Kumar. Salman also shared an old photo of himself with Dilip Kumar on social media.
Shahrukh Khan consoles Saira Banu. Dilip Kumar treated Shahrukh Khan like a son.
Doctors said – we wanted them to complete the age of 100
Dilip Kumar’s doctor Jaleel Parkar said, ‘May the soul of Dilip Sahab rest in peace. As you all know that Dilip Sahab was facing respiratory problems. Doctors were engaged in his treatment. Dr. Nitin Gokhale was also present who was treating him for 21 years. We all wanted Dilip Sahab to complete 100 years of age.
Worked in about 60 films
Dilip Kumar acted in about 60 films in a career spanning five decades. One more thing is said about him that he had turned down many films in his career, because he believed that films should be less, but better. Many people tell that he was sorry that he could not work in ‘Pyaasa’ and ‘Deewar’.
Some of his hits include ‘Jwar Bhata’ (1944), ‘Andaz’ (1949), ‘Aan’ (1952), ‘Devdas’ (1955), ‘Azad’ (1955), ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960 ), ‘Ganga Jamuna’ (1961), ‘Kranti’ (1981), ‘Karma’ (1986) and ‘Saudagar’ (1991).
PM Modi condoles, spoke to Saira over phone
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said through social media that Dilip Kumar ji will always be remembered as a cinema legend. His passing is a loss to our cultural world. The Prime Minister has also expressed condolences by talking to Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu over phone.
two brothers died of corona
Earlier, due to Corona, two younger brothers of Dilip Kumar had died last year. On August 21, Aslam, aged 88, and then on September 2, Ehsan, aged 90, passed away. Due to this, Saira Banu and Dilip Kumar did not celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary on 11 October.
was born in Peshawar
Dilip Sahab was born on 11 December 1922 in Peshawar (now in Pakistan) of British India. He did his studies in Nashik. At the age of 22, Dilip Kumar got his first film. In 1944, she worked in the film Jwar Bhata, but it did not perform well.
Also received Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awards
1991: Padma Bhushan
1994: Dadasaheb Phalke
2015: Padma Vibhushan
Won 10 Filmfare Awards
1954: Best Actor (Daag)
1956: Best Actor (Andaz)
1957: Best Actor (Devdas)
1958: Best Actor (Naya Daur)
1961: Best Actor (Kohinoor)
1965: Best Actor (Leader)
1968: Best Actor (Ram Aur Shyam)
1983: Best Actor (Shakti)
1994: Life Time Achievement Award
2005: special award
1961: Second Best Feature Film (Ganga Jamuna)
1994: (Dadasaheb Phalke Award)
2006: (Special Life Time Achievement Award)