Veteran actor Dilip Kumar passed away in Mumbai in the early hours of Wednesday. He had been admitted to Hinduja Hospital after complaining of breathlessness. The legendary actor's last rites will be done in Mumbai at 5pm. He will be cremated at the Juhu Kabrastan in Santacruz (W). However, before his funeral takes place, his body will be taken to his home around 10-11 am.
His funeral will take place with full state honours. 'Burial today at 5: 00 PM. Juhu Qabrastan at Santacruz Mumbai,' read the latest tweet on his official Twitter account. Faisal Farooqui had earlier tweeted, ''With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, few minutes ago. We are from God and to Him we return. - Faisal Farooqui.'
Bollywood lost a legend today. Known as the 'Tragedy King' of Bollywood, his career spanned over six decades. He inspired many generations. Some of his highly popular films include Devdas, Kranti, Naya Daur, Karma, Qila and more. He was one of the finest stars and will be remembered forever.
Bollywood celebrities including eminent personalities took to social media to pay tribute to the legendary actor. From Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan and more, many celebs remembered the actor. Akshay Kumar tweeted that the late actor has taken an entire era of Indian cinema with him. He wrote, 'To the world may others may be heroes. To us actors, he was The Hero. #DilipKumar Sir has taken an entire era of Indian cinema away with him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Om Shanti.' Fans are equally emotional and paying tribute to the late actor.
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