Pakistani politicians took to Twitter Wednesday to pay tribute to Dilip Kumar, who handed away on the age of 98.
1000’s of followers of the Bollywood legend have been grieved to listen to of his passing. Social media tributes for the actor poured in from each side of the border after it emerged he had handed away.
Pakistani politicians, too, took to Twitter to hail Kumar’s appearing prowess and recall the golden days of Indian cinema when his motion pictures used to rule the chars.
Unhappy at Kumar’s passing, President Alvi mentioned he was “an outstanding actor, a humble man, and a dignified personality”.
The president prolonged condolences to the household and followers of Dilip Kumar.
“Condolences to the immediate family and his huge family of admirers. May his soul rest in peace,” he wrote.
PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif paid tribute to Kumar, saying that Peshawar’s Yusuf Khan reigned for a few years in Bollywood as Dilip Kumar and immediately, left the world within the type of a legend.
Pakistan’s Inside Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad mentioned he discovered Kumar, in his encounters with the actor, a “charming personality”.
PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb mentioned the characters essayed by Kumar and the dialogues he delivered with such ardour turned fairly common with the plenty.
She termed his demise an ideal loss.
Dr Jalil Parkar, the pulmonologist treating the actor at Mumbai’s PD Hinduja hospital, confirmed the Bollywood legend had handed away Wednesday.
“With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip saab,” Faisal Farooqui – a household buddy – posted on the actor’s official Twitter.
The legendary actor was admitted to Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital after complaining of breathlessness – it was the second time he had been hospitalised in the identical month.
Dilip Kumar had been out and in of hospital over the previous few years with a number of well being issues starting from a kidney ailment to pneumonia.
Born on December 11, 1922 in Peshawar (now in Pakistan) as Mohammad Yousuf Khan, he started his movie profession in 1944 with Jawar Bhata.
The versatile actor, who would have been 99 in December, is survived by his spouse of 75 years, Saira Banu.
Condolences poured in from political, social and cultural circles in India and Pakistan as they mourned the lack of the actor.