Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar, who handed away as we speak (Wednesday), as soon as lavished reward on Prime Minister Imran Khan at an occasion a few a long time in the past.
In an previous video clip shared by PTI Senator Faisal Javed, Kumar might be seen, at what appears to be a fundraiser, heaping reward on the cricketer-turned-politician. Khan was a world cricket star then who had not taken to politics.
“I have never, in my whole career, seen one single individual, take up so much on himself and do it with such finesse, with such grace and with such astounding success,” Kumar might be heard within the clip saying.
The digital camera focuses on Khan, who might be seen listening to the speech, smiling shyly because the viewers applauds.
Kumar goes on to hail Khan as a “shining example” for all those that take to sports activities or every other service and convey adulation to it.
“Blessed was the womb of the mother who bore such a beautiful and brave boy,” Kumar then says, pointing in direction of Khan. “A boy who has such lofty aspirations”.
The clip then concludes with Kumar telling the viewers how fortunate Pakistanis had been that that they had Khan of their midst, including that it was outstanding how he had “batted and bowled his way” to superstardom.
“His Urdu and soft pronunciation was very impressive. Sharing his great words for Imran Khan,” tweeted the PTI senator with the video clip.
Dilip Kumar passes away at 98
“With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip saab,” Faisal Farooqui – a household good friend – posted on the actor’s official Twitter Wednesday.
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 couple of 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.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned that Kumar shall be remembered as a “cinematic legend”.
Kumar, whose actual title was Yusuf Khan, gained hearts along with his stellar performances in a few of Indian cinema’s most iconic and landmark movies together with Naya Daur, Mughal-e-Azam, Devdas, Ram Aur Shyam, Andaz, Deedar, Daagh, Azad, and Ganga Jamuna.
Kumar’s illustrious profession spanned a number of a long time. He transitioned from enjoying the romantic-tragic result in character roles from the ’80s on, in movies similar to Kranti, Shakti, Karma and Service provider. 1998’s Qila was his final movie.