Known as Bollywood's 'Tragedy King', Dilip Kumar left his family members and fans devastated as he bid adieu to the world and embarked on a journey to his heavenly abode. The nonagenarian passed away on July 7 in Mumbai's Hinduja Hospital. As tributes poured in on social media, Amul offered condolence to the bereaved family and Dilip Sahab's wife, Saira Banu.
In a topical, Amul also paid tribute to Dilip Sahab by featuring some of his iconic characters in graphics format. The caption read, "Ganga bhi, Jamuna bhi, Aadmi bhi, Vidhaata Bhi, Har Andaz ka Leader." It incorporated names of the films in which Dilip Sahab played the lead role.
Dilip Sahab is survived by his wife, Saira Banu. The legendary actor was buried at Juhu Qabristan in Santacruz with limited people in attendance due to the pandemic. Celebrities like Dharmendra, Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher visited Dilip Sahab's residence post his demise to pay their last respects.