Veteran actor Dilip Kumar passed away at the age of 98, leaving behind a legacy of films that spanned six decades. The veteran actor's funeral will take place later in the day, it was announced via his official Twitter account. "Burial today at 5:00 PM. Juhu Qabrastan at Santacruz Mumbai," the tweet read.
Now, Dilip's wife Saira Banu has taken the actor's mortal remains home from the hospital after completing all the formalities. Photos of a visibly upset Saira Banu surfaced online this morning as she stood beside Dilip Ji's mortal remains.
Dilip Kumar had been admitted to the hospital after experiencing breathlessness on June 30. On June 6, Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after a similar complaint. The actor was then diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion -- a build-up of excess fluid between the layers of the pleura outside the lungs and underwent a successful pleural aspiration procedure. He was discharged after five days.