Dilip Kumar passes away: From Chiranjeevi to NTR; South celebs mourn the loss of the legendary actor
Legendary actor of Indian cinema, Dilip Kumar passed away at the age of 98 on Wednesday. With the legend of Indian cinema passing away, many South actors took to Twitter and mourned for the loss of Dilip Kumar.
Legendary actor of Indian cinema, Dilip Kumar passed away at the age of 98 on Wednesday. The actor, who was admitted to Hinduja Hospital after complaining of breathlessness a few days, took his last breath this morning. It was stated by the hospital that Dilip Kumar passed away due to prolonged illness. Dilip Kumar's family friend Farooq Faisal tweeted from the actor's death on his Twitter handle, which read, "With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab a few minutes ago. We are from God and to him, we return.”
With the legend of Indian cinema passing away, the film fraternity irrespective of any language barriers is in deep grief as they incur this huge loss. From Chiranjeevi to Prithviraj Sukumaran, many South actors tweeted about the sad news.
Shri Dilip Kumar sir, a stalwart who set the benchmark for realistic performance on screen is no more with us.— Actor Karthi (@Karthi_Offl) July 7, 2021
His life's work and the person he was won the reverance of his contemporaries and the generation that follow. #RIPDilipKumar sir.
We lost a legend today.. Deepest condolences to Sairabanu ji.— Raashii Khanna (@RaashiiKhanna_) July 7, 2021
May God give her the strength to face this incredible loss.RipDilipKumarSahab
Dililp Kumar saheb. A career that teaches many actors like me a standard and commitment to maintain in their performance. Truly one of the greatest actors of India leaves us today but leaves us with a treasure trove of his brilliance through his acting. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/PNdBzjYj7R— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) July 7, 2021
Dilip Kumarji was the doyen of Indian Cinema and will forever be remembered.— Mohanlal (@Mohanlal) July 7, 2021
Condolences to his family and friends. May the legend's soul rest in eternal peace. pic.twitter.com/s8kRj8cFdw
A timeless legend.. His towering brilliance will continue to be an inspiration to actors all around the world. A huge loss for Indian cinema...Rest in peace #DilipKumar Sir. You will be terribly missed pic.twitter.com/N2NWjazqKz— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) July 7, 2021
Farewell to the legendary thespian. I’ve been graced by your love and affection every time I’ve met you. Your kindness and words made one feel like your own. Farewell to my all time favourite actor. There’s nobody like you. Before you or after you. #Dilipkumar pic.twitter.com/LI3uB2O8yP— Mammootty (@mammukka) July 7, 2021
Known as the 'Tragedy King' of Bollywood, Dilip Kumar's career spanned over six decades. He has acted in over 65 films in his career and is known for his iconic roles in movies like 'Devdas '(1955), 'Naya Daur' (1957), 'Mughal-e-Azam' (1960), 'Ganga Jamuna' (1961), 'Kranti' (1981), and 'Karma' (1986). He was last seen in 'Qila' in 1998