Dilip Kumar passes away: Pakistan PM Imran Khan offers condolences

Dubai - The actor passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday morning.



Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

By Web Report

Published: Wed 7 Jul 2021, 11:15 AM

Last updated: Wed 7 Jul 2021, 11:26 AM

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday offered condolences on the death of veteran Indian actor Dilip Kumar.

"Saddened to learn of Dilip Kumar's passing. I can never forget his generosity in giving his time to help raise funds for SKMTH when project launched," he wrote.

"This is the most difficult time - to raise first 10% of the funds and his appearance in Pak & London helped raise huge amounts," he said.

Khan, a former captain of the Pakistan cricket team and a bowling legend, also said Kumar was "the greatest and most versatile actor for my generation".

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The actor passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday morning due to age-related illness, his family confirmed. He was 98.

“With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, few minutes ago,” Faisal Farooqui posted on Kumar’s official Twitter account.

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