Thespian of Indian cinema, Dilip Kumar breathed his last in Mumbai today. Actor Jeetendra, who shared screen space with the legend several times, also paid his tributes, and extended condolences to late legend’s wife and actress Saira Banu.
A legend himself, Jeetendra shares, “What can I say about this legend, Dilip Kumar Sahab, who showed us the way. Who showed us how it’s done, with so much grace and elan. He has been an inspiration to people like me who have aspired to be like him in every possible way.”
He further adds, “His love and warmth is unmatched and there will never be another like him. He was not just a genius on screen but also a great friend and a gem of a person. His contribution to cinema and our lives is huge. I will miss him dearly. May he rest in peace. Condolences to the entire family and Sairaji.”
Jeetender, 79, had shared the screen space with Dilip Kumar in films like ‘Dharam Adhikari’ (1986). Dilip Kumar’s almost six-decade career comprises unforgettable movies and moments that have forever brightened the Indian silver screen.