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Last updated on - July 7, 2021, 10:32 AM IST
Dilip Kumar passed away on Wednesday, June 07, at Mumbai's Hinduja Hospital after being admitted for lung infection. The legendary actor breathed his last at the age of 98 with his wife, Saira Banu, at his side.
The pictures of a greiving Saira Banu have surfaced online as the family took Dilip Kumar's mortal remains home. In an official tweet made from his handle, the family also gave details of his funeral.
Dilip Kumar, who is known as the Thespian of Indian cinema, will be taken for burial at around 5 pm on Wednesday. He will be buried at the Juhu Qabrastan in the Santacruz area of Mumbai.
Actor Shabana Azmi, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar among other celebs from the industry rushed to Dilip Kumar's residence to pay their last respects to the legendary actor.
Heartbreaking pictures of a devastated Saira Banu from outside the hospital also surfaced online as she mournedt the loss of her partner.
The news of Dilip Kumar's death was announced through his official Twitter handle by his representative Faisal Farooqui. A tweet on his timeline read, "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 (sic)"
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