Amitabh Bachchan, the Bollywood megastar, expressed his condolences on the death of Tragedy King Dilip Kumar, who died on Wednesday morning at the age of 98.
The iconic actor joined other Bollywood stars in paying respect to the late idol and paying honour to his memory, describing him as “an institution.”
Bachchan expressed his sadness after news of the legend’s death, saying, “An institution is gone.”
“Whenever the history of Indian cinema is written, it will always be ‘before Dilip Kumar, and after Dilip Kumar,” the actor continued.
“My duas for peace of his soul and the strength to the family to bear this loss,” Bachchan tweeted, offering his condolences to the late actor’s family and widowed wife, Saira Banu.
He signed off by saying, “Deeply saddened.”
Messages of condolences have been sent from all corners of the globe. Everyone from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bollywood actors like Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Vicky Kaushal, Riteish Deshmukh, and others have taken to social media to share their favourite Dilip Kumar memories.
A doctor who was treating Dilip Kumar for his illness confirmed his death. Faisal Farooqi, the actor’s spokesman, later made the formal news on Twitter.
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