The nation woke up today to the saddening news of the demise of legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar. Kumar, 98, was not in his best health for quite a while and was also frequently getting hospitalized for the same. The news spread shockwaves amongst the Bollywood fraternity who all paid their last tribute to the late actor through their social media.
Kabir Singh actor Shahid Kapoor shared a monochrome picture of Dilip Saab and tweeted,
To the world many others may be heroes. To us actors, he was The Hero. #DilipKumar Sir has taken an entire era of Indian cinema away with him.— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 7, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Om Shanti pic.twitter.com/dVwV7CUfxh
Salman Khan shared a picture with the late actor and wrote,
We are all nothing but versions of you Dilip Saab. Every actor has studied you in awe. Wondering how you did it all. You were as close to PERFECT as it can get. As you return to your spiritual home. The prayers of millions are with you. pic.twitter.com/nMY6TAgv9N— Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) July 7, 2021
wrote Amitabh Bachchan.
T 3958 - An institution has gone .. whenever the history of Indian Cinema will be written , it shall always be 'before Dilip Kumar, and after Dilip Kumar' ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 7, 2021
My duas for peace of his soul and the strength to the family to bear this loss ..
Deeply saddened ..