VIDEO: Dilip Kumar given full state honours and wrapped in tricolour before his funeral
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar’s last rites were held at the Juhu Muslim Cemetery in Santacruz, Mumbai. The actor’s funeral will take place with full state honours. Dilip Kumar’s family, friends had gathered at his residence ahead of his State funeral.
At the last journey, the mortal remains of the thespian were wrapped in Indian tricolour. Dilip Kumar passed away this morning at the age of 98. The thespian was laid to rest amidst full state honours. A huge crowd had gathered outside the late actor’s residence as fans and friends came in to play their last respects.
You can check out the video of iconic actor’s last journey below:
Dilip Kumar’s contribution to the Hindi cinema is immeasurable. He was accorded a state funeral by the government of Maharashtra. Also as per the instructions of Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, a police march band was also arranged for the late actor.
The late actor’s fans and admirer from all over the country had also gathered to have a last glimpse of the legendary actor. Some of the teary-eyed fans were seen paying a tribute to the late actor by singing songs from his film.
Everyone gathered, paid their last tribute and prayed for the departed soul. Dilip Kumar is no more amongst us but his legacy and generosity will live on forever.
The 98-year-old actor was battling age related issues since the last few years. He breathed his last in Mumbai’s hospital. From B-town actors to politicians everyone thronged Saira Banu’s residence to offer condolences and bid adieu to their favorite star.
We offer our heartfelt condolences to Dilip Kumar’s family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.