Prez, PM, HM condole Dilip Kumar’s demise

New Delhi, Jul 7 (Agency) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah expressed deep grief over the passing away of legendary actor Dilip Kumar. President Kovind said the versatile actor summarised in himself a history of emerging India. “The thespian’s charm transcended all boundaries, and he was loved across the subcontinent. With his demise, an era ends.

Dilip Saab will live forever in the heart of India. Condolences to family and countless fans,” Mr Kovind wrote on Twitter. Mohammed Yusuf Khan, popularly known as Dilip Kumar, 91, passed away at Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital earlier in the morning after suffering from years of age-related ailments. Prime Minister Modi said the actor will be remembered as a cinematic legend.