Dilip Kumar passes away at 98: Narendra Modi leads political fraternity in mourning demise of 'cinematic legend'

Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away today, 7 July at the age of 98. The actor breathed his last at Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital. He...

Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away today, 7 July at the age of 98. The actor breathed his last at Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital. He started his career with the 1944 film Jwar Bhata and went on to star in many films, playing serious characters which earned him the title of ‘Tragedy King’ of Bollywood.

The country is mourning his demise and several political leaders have also tweeted remembering the celebrated actor and his legacy.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that Kumar will be remembered as a cinematic legend. He said that audiences across generations were enthralled due to Dilip’s unparalleled brilliance. The PM said that the actor’s demise is a loss to our cultural world.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted that he is deeply anguished by the actor’s death. Singh said that Kumar was well regarded by everyone for his contribution to the film industry.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also extended condolences to the family and fans of the veteran actor. He said that the contribution of Kumar to Indian cinema will be remembered for generations to come.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that Kumar’s death is the end of a chapter in Bollywood. Calling the actor by his birth name Yusuf [Khan], Kejriwal said that his acting was equivalent to a university in the world of art. The CM paid tributes to the actor and wished that may God bless his soul.

Reacting to the tragic development, Hemant Soren, chief minister of Jharkhand extended his condolences to the fans and family of the actor. He said that Kumar’s contribution to cinema will be remembered through generations.

Paying tribute to the legendary actor, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor tweeted that immortals never die. Quoting Rabindranath Tagore, Tharoor tweeted that death is not extinguishing life but is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar expressed his sadness at the news of Dilip Kumar’s death. He said that the actor’s death has caused an irreparable loss to Indian cinema.

Tweeting a picture with Dilip Kumar, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that India has lost a great human being and legendary actor. Wishing that he may rest in peace, Naqvi extended his condolences to the legendary actor’s family and friends.

Union Minister Smriti Irani posted a picture of the veteran star and said that it is the end of an era. Irani was an actor herself before she entered politics.

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