Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar Passes Away At 98, Celebs Offer Their Condolences

Dilip Kumar’s career as an actor spanned for nearly 6 decades. From his first film ‘Jwar Bhata’ in 1944 to his last film ‘Qila’ in 1998, the actor had delivered legendary performances one after the other. This is probably why his death feels like the end of an era, the end of what can be called the golden age of Hindi cinema.

Dilip Kumar passed away this morning after battling a prolonged illness, reports NDTV. He was 98 and had been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Hinduja Hospital in Bandra.

“He passed away due to prolonged illness at 7.30 am,” said Dr Jalil Parkar, who had been treating the actor.

Condolences started pouring in from across the country as people mourned the loss of their favourite ‘Tragedy King’. Several politicians, actors, musicians, etc. offered their sympathies and shared fond memories of the veteran actor. Have a look:

Rest in peace, Legend.

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