Versatility is the true hallmark of a great actor Dilip Kumar: Shabana Azmi

After the demise of Dilip Kumar, many members from the Indian political and film fraternity paid their heartfelt condolences.

The legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away at Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital. Dilip saab had suffered unusual attacks of breathlessness after which he had to be admitted to the hospital couple of times in the past few weeks. As news of his demise broke, the troop of actors, politicians personalities across from the nation extended their condolences.

Grieving the loss of legendary Dilip Kumar on Wednesday, Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi explained she has been an ardent student of his life and movies. Besides Dilip saab’s filmography, Azmi said also admired him as a person he was in real life and for the life he relished off-screen.


Shabana Azmi took to Twitter and wrote, “Adieu Dilip Saab. Unknown to you I have been your Eklavya. Thank you for the movies. Thank you for the language. Thank you for the dignity. Thank you for being socially responsible. Thank you.”

In the recent tweet, Azmi added “Versatility is the true hallmark of a great actor #Dilip Kumar was supreme.Tragedy or comedy he was unparalleled. He didn’t go to a training institute but became an institute for the generation actors. I now my head to him in gratitude.RIP #Dilip Kumar”.

Meanwhile, Shabana Azmi was also spotted at Dilip Kumar’s residence after the news of his demise broke the surface. She arrived to pay her final respects to the late actor. Dilip Saab breathed his last at Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital today, July 7. Several Bollywood personnel took to their respective social media handles to pay tribute to the late actor. Many celebrities were also spotted visiting Dilip Kumar’s bungalow before his funeral at Juhu Qabarstan at 5 pm today.