Mumbai: Legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar handed away on Wednesday. The 98-year-old actor was admitted in suburban Khar-based Hinduja Hospital since June 30 because of age-related well being points for the previous couple of days.
The unhappy information of Dilip Kumar’s demise was confirmed by his household pal Faisal Farooqui on the legendary actor’s offcial twitter deal with. Dr Faisal tweeted: With a heavy coronary heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, jiffy in the past. We are from God and to Him we return. – Faisal Farooqui
Soon because the information broke out a number of followers and the members of Bollywood movie fraternity supplied their condolences on social media.
Earlier, the actor’s spouse, actress Saira Banu Khan had issued a press release late on Monday updating about his well being.
The assertion issued on Dilip Kumar’s Twitter account, reads: “We are grateful for God’s infinite mercy on Dilip Sahib that his well being is enhancing. We are nonetheless in hospital and request your prayers and duas in order that Insha’Allah he’s wholesome and discharged quickly. Saira Banu Khan.”
Dilip Kumar was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Hinduja Hospital, Khar, on June 29, after reportedly complaining of breathlessness.
An announcement was issued on his behalf on Twitter the next day. It learn: “Dilip Saab has been admitted to Hinduja Hospital, Khar to handle medical points associated to sickness that are incessantly anticipated in a 98 12 months outdated. Your love and prayers are really appreciated by Saab.”
Dilip Kumar’s profession spans over 5 a long time with hits like “Mughal-e-Azam”, “Devdas”, “Naya Daur”, and “Ram Aur Shyam”. His final big-screen look was within the 1998 movie “Qila”.
Our deepest condolenecs to Saira Banu and the late legendary actor’s household. May his soul relaxation in peace.