Dilip Kumar: To be cherished forever as Bollywood's 'tragedy king'

Hindi cinema's legendary actor Dilip Kumar passed away on July 7 leaving behind him a legacy to cherish forever

Dilip Kumar: To be cherished forever as Bollywood's 'tragedy king'

Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away on July 7 in Mumbai. With the demise of the 98-year-old actor, an era of Indian cinema has come to an end. A few days back, he was admitted to Mumbai's Hinduja Hospital for age-related medical issues.

A tweet posted from the actor's official handle by family friend Faisal Farooqui read," With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, few minutes ago. We are from God and to him we return."

Young Dilip Kumar (Courtesy: Twitter/@@NazBaloch_)

The late actor was buried today with full state honors at Juhu cemetery in Mumbai's Santacruz.

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