From Pakistan to India, celebrities and political figures mourn death of legend Dilip Kumar

The death of Bollywood veteran actor Dilip Kumar shocked not only Bollywood but celebrities and political parties across the border too. 

The death of Bollywood veteran actor Dilip Kumar shocked not only Bollywood but celebrities and political parties across the border too. 

Famously known as Dilip Kumar was born as Mohammed Yusuf Khan. He was also known as the “first khan” of Bollywood. He breathed his last at 7.30 am today at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai where he was admitted on June 30 after he complained of breathlessness. He was 98 and survived by his wife, actor Saira Banu.

Many political leaders, actors, and famous public figures from both India and Pakistan offered condolences over his death including Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Arif Alvi and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Expressing the grief, the president, prime minister, and Indian premier posted a heartfelt note on their respective Twitter accounts.

Pakistani political leaders and celebrities also posted on social media and expressed their ‘heartfelt’ condolences to Dilip Kumar’s family and friends. 

 

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Celebrities from Bollywood called the actor’s passing as an “end of era”:

 

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