Odisha CM Expresses Grief On Demise Of Legendary Dilip Kumar

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday expressed grief on the demise of Legendary actor Dilip Kumar.

“Deeply saddened to hear about the passing away of legendary actor Dilip Kumar. He was a doyen of Indian cinema and prolific entertainer. Cinema lovers will miss him for his invaluable contribution. My condolences to the bereaved family, fans and followers,” he wrote in a Twitter post.

Dilip Kumar, who was popularly known as the tragedy king of Bollywood, passed away on Wednesday morning. The actor was 98 and is survived by his wife, veteran actor Saira Banu.

The actor’s official Twitter account also confirmed the news of his death, “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.”

He was admitted to Hinduja hospital in Mumbai after he complained of breathlessness.

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