Dilip Kumar’s health was deteriorating for a long time. He was admitted in the ICU of Hinduja Hospital for the last eight days. He breathed his last in the hospital on Wednesday.
Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away at the age of 98. Dilip Kumar’s health was deteriorating for a long time. He was admitted in the ICU of Hinduja Hospital for the last eight days. He breathed his last in the hospital on Wednesday. His fans all over the world are in mourning due to his death. Sports people including Bollywood actors, politicians are also saddened by the demise of Dilip Kumar. Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi also expressed grief over the death of Dilip Kumar and paid tribute to him.
Afridi wrote this in the tweet
Shahid Afridi tweeted and wrote that ‘Truly we belong to Allah and we will return for Him. This is a big loss for the fans of Yusuf Khan Sahab from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Mumbai and across the world. He will live in our hearts. Deepest condolences to Saira Banu Sahiba. Apart from Shahid Afridi, many other politicians including PM Modi also paid tribute to Dilip Kumar expressing grief over his death.
Indeed to Allah we belong and to Allah we shall return.
A huge loss for Yousuf Khan sahib’s fans from KPK to Mumbai and across the globe. He lives on in our hearts. Deepest condolences to Saira Banu sahiba. #DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/T51NelBl6O
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) July 7, 2021
Dilip Sahab was born in Pakistan
Dilip Kumar was born in the Kisa Khawani Bazar area of Peshawar city of Pakistan. Dilip Kumar was very fond of Peshawar and this city was very close to his heart. Even after getting so much fame in Mumbai, Dilip Kumar always remembered his city and his ancestral home. Dilip Kumar once said about Peshawar that his childhood in Peshawar was the best year of his life. The Pakistani government also honored Dilip Kumar with the highest civilian award Nishan-e-Imtiaz.
Ancestral home will become a museum
Dilip Kumar’s ancestral home in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan will be converted into a museum. His ancestral home is about 100 years old. In the year 2014, the then Nawaz Sharif government declared Dilip Kumar’s ancestral house as a national heritage. It is said that Raj Kapoor also has an ancestral mansion near Dilip Kumar’s ancestral house. The ancestral residence of Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor is in a dilapidated condition. The provincial government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has decided to buy the ancestral houses of Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar.