End of an era: Indian cinema mourns the passing of Dilip Kumar
Following the news of his passing, celebrities from all over the country took to social media to express their condolences
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was suffering from age-related health complications, passed away in the early hours of Wednesday. He was 98.
Following the news of his passing, celebrities from all over the country took to social media to express their condolences, and spoke in lengths on the impact the doyen had on their respective careers.
"Deeply saddened" by the loss, actor Amitabh Bachchan wrote,
T 3958 - An institution has gone .. whenever the history of Indian Cinema will be written , it shall always be 'before Dilip Kumar, and after Dilip Kumar' ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 7, 2021
My duas for peace of his soul and the strength to the family to bear this loss ...
Deeply saddened ...
Actor Akshay Kumar tweeted,
To the world many others may be heroes. To us actors, he was The Hero. #DilipKumar Sir has taken an entire era of Indian cinema away with him.— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 7, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Om Shanti pic.twitter.com/dVwV7CUfxh
Actor Chiranjeevi said,
An Era comes to an END in the Indian Film Industry.Deeply Saddened by the passing of LEGEND #DilipKumar Saab. One of the GREATEST Actors India has ever produced,an Acting Institution & a National Treasure. Enthralled the world for several decades.May his soul Rest in Peace. pic.twitter.com/f5Wb7ATs6T— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) July 7, 2021
Actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn shared his memories of the legend,
Shared many moments with the legend...some very personal, some on stage. Yet, nothing really prepared me for his passing away. An institution, a timeless actor. Heartbroken.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) July 7, 2021
Deepest condolences to Sairaji#DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/Il8qaMOOhf
Actor-filmmaker Prithviraj said,
Actor Raveena Tandon said,
A legend passes away, a gap that can never be filled, A true Giant ,a kind loving soul to the very end. #DilipKumar Omshanti— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) July 7, 2021
Actor Riteish Deshmukh shared his photos with Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu, and 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. @TheDilipKumar (1/2) pic.twitter.com/ZXECFtRbrz— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 7, 2021
Actor Hansika wrote,
Director Sreenu Vaitla wrote,
You were sent with a purpose of being a legend, a pioneer and an institution in Cinema. Thank you for your unparalleled contribution to entertaining us throughout. Rip sir #DilipKumar #ripdilipkumar pic.twitter.com/k0Gh5HIKaA— Sreenu Vaitla (@SreenuVaitla) July 7, 2021
Actor-filmmaker Prakash Raj said,
Actor Esha Deol wrote,
Actor Mehreen Pirzada said,
Actor Vineet Kumar Singh wrote about the end of the era,