Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was popularly known as the tragedy king of Bollywood, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 98.
“With a heavy heart and profound grief, I announce the passing away of our beloved Dilip Saab, few minutes ago. We are from God and to Him we return,” his friend Faisal Farooqui wrote on the actor’s official Instagram account.
Dilip Kumar was known as a method actor who was never limited to genres. In a career spanning more than five decades, the prolific legend was part of comedies, dramas, romance, and so on.
The actor was 98 and is survived by his wife, veteran actor Saira Banu. His funeral will take place at 5 pm in Mumbai.