NEW DELHI: Late Dilip Kumar’s family friend, Faisal Farooqui, shared a tweet in which he stated that the late actor’s twitter account will be deactivated. He also stated in his tweet that this decision has been taken with the consent of Saira Banu, late Dilip Kumar’s wife.
Faisal Farooqui tweet read, “After much discussion and deliberation and with the consent of Saira Banu ji, I have decided to close this twitter account of beloved Dilip Kumar Saab. Thank you for your continuous love and support – Faisal Farooqui.”
Renowned and most loved actor of the Hindi Cinema, Dilip Kumar, died at the age of 98 in Mumbai in July this year. He was admitted to Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital after he complained of breathlessness, and therefore, left the earthly abode on July 7.
Dilip Kumar had a six-decade long career in the Hindi Cinema, and starred in many acclaimed classics such as Madhumati, Devdas, Kohinoor, Mughal-e-Azam, Shakti, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam, Naya Daur, and many more. He was last seen in Qila, in the year 1998.
Being a legend in the field of cinema, Dilip Kumar was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan in the year in 2015. He was also honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991, and the highest award in the field of cinema, Dadasaheb Phalke Award in they year 1994. Dilip Kumar was the first winner of the Filmfare Best Actor award for 1956’s Azaad.
Being one of the finest actors of India, Dilip Kumar brought revolution in Hindi Cinema, and made permanent space in people’s heart with his kind and dashing personality.