Legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away this morning after prolonged sickness, his family and doctors treating him have revealed the unfortunate news. Dilip Kumar was 98 at the time of his death.
Dilip Kumar, known to generations of film-goers as 'tragedy king', had been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Hinduja Hospital in a non-COVID-19 facility, since Tuesday. "He passed away due to prolonged illness at 7.30 am," Dr. Jalil Parkar, who had been treating the actor, informed PTI.
Family friend Faisal Farooqui posted from the actor's Twitter handle-"With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, a few minutes ago. We are from God and to Him, we return,"
As per reports, the Funeral of Dilip Kumar will take place at Juhu Qabrastan at Santacruz Mumbai. Dilip Kumar will be buried at 5.00 pm, as per reports.