Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, popularly known as ‘Tragedy King’ in Bollywood, has said goodbye to the world. The actor, who gave Hindi cinema the best of films like ‘Mughle Azam’, ‘Madhumati’, ‘Devdas’ and ‘Ganga Jamuna’, ruled the silver screen for nearly 60 years. There is a wave of mourning in the whole country due to his death. Big personalities including well-known leaders are paying tribute to him through social media.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also tweeted and wrote, ‘I personally met Dilip Kumar ji when I went to Mumbai to give Padma Vibhushan. It was a special moment for me to interact with the great actor. His death is an irreparable loss to Indian cinema. My heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and fans.
Shri Dilip Kumar ji was an outstanding actor, a true thespian who was well regarded by everyone for his exemplary contribution to the Indian film industry.
His performances in films like Ganga Jamuna touched a chord in millions of cinegoers. I’m Deeply anguished by his demise.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July 7, 2021
‘Rahul Gandhi paid tribute’
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi first condoled the death of Dilip Kumar and said that his performance will be remembered in the generations to come. Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fans of Dilip Kumar ji. His extraordinary contribution to Indian cinema will be remembered for generations to come.
My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends & fans of Dilip Kumar ji.
His extraordinary contribution to Indian cinema will be remembered for generations to come. pic.twitter.com/H8NDxLU630
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 7, 2021
Big contribution to Indian films
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has also tweeted paying tribute to him. My heartfelt condolences on the passing away of friends, family members and many fans of #DilipKumarSaab. His unparalleled contribution to Indian films and its holistic development will be remembered for generations.
My heartfelt condolences to friends , family members and numerous fans of #DilipKumar Saab on his demise. His unparalleled contribution to Indian Films & it’s s holistic development will be remembered through generations. pic.twitter.com/7rnTra5m3j
— Hemant Soren (@HemantSorenJMM) July 7, 2021
CM Kejriwal’s tweet
The passing away of famous Hindi film actor Dilip Kumar is the end of a chapter in Bollywood. Yusuf Sahab’s brilliant acting was like a university in the art world. He will live on in the hearts of all of us. May God give place to the departed soul at his feet.
‘was an entertainer of Indian cinema’
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik tweeted, “Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of legendary actor Dilip Kumar. He was an entertainer of Indian cinema. Cinema lovers will remember him for his invaluable contribution. My condolences to the bereaved family, fans and followers.
NCP Chief Sharad Pawar
Sad to hear about the passing of veteran actor Dilip Kumar. Deepest condolences to the bereaved family and fans.
Saddened to hear about the demise of the veteran actor Dilip Kumar. We have lost a legend. Deep condolences to the grieving family and fans.
— Sharad Pawar (@PawarSpeaks) July 7, 2021
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