Veteran actor Dilip Kumar passed away on Wednesday i.e. 7th July morning. He was 98 years old. Dilip Kumar was ailing for a long time. Dilip Kumar, popularly known as the 'Tragedy King' in Bollywood, gave Hindi cinema the best films like 'Mughle Azam', 'Madhumati', 'Devdas' and 'Ganga Jamuna' and ruled the silver screen for nearly 60 years. There is a wave of mourning in the whole country due to his death. All the stars of Bollywood are paying tribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Dilip Kumar breathed his last on Wednesday morning at 7.30 am at Hinduja Hospital. During this, Dilip Kumar's wife Saira Banu was present with him.
Everyone was shocked to hear the news of his death. After which many people were seen expressing their grief on social media. At the same time, many big names like CM Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar, Shahrukh Khan reached Dilip Sahab's house where he was seen supporting Saira Bano.
At the same time, all the politicians from PM Modi to Amitabh Bachchan expressed their grief on social media. So there the funeral of Dilip Sahab was completed with full state honours. After which Saira Banu has thanked PM Modi and CM Uddhav Thackeray from Dilip Kumar's Twitter account. He tweeted and wrote thank you to PMO India and CMO Maharashtra for conducting the last rites of Dilip Sahab with state honors.
On the previous day, Prime Minister Modi, while paying tribute to Dilip Kumar, wrote, "Dilip Kumar Ji will be remembered as a cinematic legend. He was blessed with unparalleled talent, due to which generations of audience were mesmerized. His passing is a loss to our cultural world. Condolences to his family, friends and countless fans. tribute.
In this difficult time, PM Modi spoke to Dilip Kumar's wife Saira Banu on the phone and consoled her. Rahul Gandhi wrote – "What Dilip Kumar has done for Indian cinema will be remembered by many generations to come."
He was handed over to the Santa Cruz Cemetery at around 5 pm on Wednesday. Earlier, his last journey started with state honors at his home in Khar. His body was wrapped in the tricolour and taken to the Santa Cruz cemetery by ambulance.