Dilip Kumar Death News, Dilip Kumar dies at the age of 98
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s funeral takes place on Wednesday with full state honors in Mumbai. The actor died early July 7 at the age of 98 at the city’s Hinduja Hospital. Dilip Kumar burial will take place at Juhu Qabrastan in Santacruz. Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray declared state funeral for Hindi cinema icon.
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Actors such as Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi and Vidya Balan visited Dilip Kumar’s residence earlier today to express condolences on his death. Thackeray also met the wife of actor Saira Banu to pay tribute to him.
Dr Jalil Parkar told indianexpress.com that Dilip Kumar passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday. “He died from a prolonged illness. He was 98 years old, ”Parkar added.
The actor’s official Twitter account shared, “With a heavy heart and deep sorrow, I announce the passing of our beloved Dilip Saab a few minutes ago. We come from God and to Him we return. The next update read: “Burial today at 5:00 pm. Juhu Qabrastan in Santacruz Mumbai.
The veteran actor suffered from advanced prostate cancer that had spread to other organs in his body. “The spread of cancer has made it difficult to treat,” the doctor said.
One of the cornerstones of Hindi cinema, he was known for his charismatic screen presence and impeccable acting which has since inspired generations. Dilip Kumar has been one of the pillars of the development of Hindi cinema and its distribution around the world.
Some of his most notable works include Naya Daur, Madhumati, Ganga Jumna, Ram aur Shyam, Mughal-e-Azam, Shakti, Mashaal, Kranti among many others.
Dilip Kumar is survived by his wife, veteran actor Saira Banu.
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