Anil Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, Sanjay Dutt & Madhuri Dixit share priceless pictures; Bollywood mourns Dilip Kumar's demise


Today morning at 7.30 am, Bollywood lost its gem, Dilip Kumar. Born as Mohammed Yusuf Khan, Dilip Sahab was 98 years old. He breathed his last in Mumbai's Hinduja Hospital where he was admitted after complaining of breathlessness since last week. Soon after the news of his demise broke, condolences started pouring in on social media.

Anil Kapoor penned an emotional note for Dilip Sahab who was a close friend of his father. Anil worked with the veteran actor in Mashaal, Karma and Shakti. He shared pictures with the deceased actor as he offered condolence. 

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Madhuri Dixit shared pictures with Dilip Sahab and wrote, "Every now & then some individuals come along who single-handedly alter the present & write history... One such legend was Dilip saab for the world of cinema. I was fortunate to have spent some time with him both on & off screen and I'll cherish those memories forever. Praying for the peace of his departed soul & my heartfelt condolence to the family."

Riteish Deshmukh shared pictures with Dilip Sahab and Saira Banu. He wrote, "Every actor that faces the camera today will thank Dilip Sahab for the being their teacher. Truly an institution. Am completely heartbroken today, will miss his pat on my back, his smile with a twinkle in the eye and fond kisses on my forehead. Dilip Sahab- you will always be the king amongst kings. Greatest of all times. You were a hero to every generation. Rest in glory Sir. My deepest condolences to Saira ji, the entire family, loved ones and millions of fans across the globe."


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Kareena Kapoor Khan shared a picture of Dilip Sahab with her grandfather Raj Kapoor on her Instagram stories. 

Sanjay Dutt shared a picture with the actor and wrote, "So many special moments with Dilip Saab... he was like a father figure in my life. A huge loss for the film fraternity and for all of us, we have lost a legend today. My deepest condolences to Sairaji, may God give her strength in this tough time."


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Karan Johar wrote, "DILIP KUMAR SAAB set the standard for all solid actors to follow… he was a bonafide institution….. his performances are text books of nuance and celluloid screen presence…. He leaves behind a legendary legacy that will continue to inspire generations of artists …. His journey can never end because his legacy will always live on… Rest in peace Dilip Saab and thank you for being the force that you were…. That force is unmatchable and irreplaceable but forever inspirational…. Prayers to Saira aunty and the entire family…. The entire fraternity mourns the passing away of a LEGEND."


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Manoj Bajpayee tweeted, "No One like you !!! Have a great Journey from here on Master ….  Rest in Peace."

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