Aamir Khan pens a personal note for legendary Dilip Kumar after his demise, calls him the ‘greatest ever’

The film fraternity, including actors, filmmakers, singers and also several politicians have been posting on social media to mourn the demise of legendary Dilip Kumar

Bollywood star Aamir Khan, after the death of Dilip Kumar in Mumbai-based Hinduja hospital, penned down an emotional note for the legendary actor through the official Instagram account of his production house. The note reads, “Thank you, Yusuf Sahab, for the invaluable, priceless and unique gift you have given all of us through your work. For me, you have always been and always will be the greatest ever. Salaam.”

Earlier, in the interview Saira Banu had also spoken about Kumar’s bond with the Khans – Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan. She had shared that, Aamir is just a “call away” in case of an emergency, whereas, Salman and whole his family, too, are there for them.

Many other notables personnel such as Jahnvi Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Raj Babbar, Ajay Devgn among others paid their condolences.

The news of Dilip Kumar’s demise was shared by his family friend Faisal Farooqui on the late Dilip Sahab’s official Twitter handle. “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. Faisal Farooqui,” he wrote in his tweet.


Dilip Kumar was recognized as the ‘tragedy king’ of Bollywood, he has worked in 65 films in a industry career spanning over six decades. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015. He is well recognised for his iconic roles in movies like ‘Devdas’ (1955), ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960) ‘Naya Daur’ (1957) ‘Ganga Jamuna’ (1961) ‘Karma’ (1986) and ‘Kranti’ (1981). His final movie was ‘Qila’, which was released in 1998.

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