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The 'Kohinoor' of Indian Cinema, Mohammed Yusuf Khan, known to the world by his screen name Dilip Kumar, passed away to age-related illness on July 8. Bollywood celebrities have been visiting the actor's residence to pay their respects to his wife Saira Banu and family. All pictures/Yogen Shah
Dilip Kumar's mortal remains was kept at his Bandra home a few hours for people to pay their last respects even as huge crowds assembled outside to catch a glimpse of the legendary star before his final journey. In picture: Shatrughan Sinha was clicked with wife Poonam at Dilip Kumar's residence.
For his last journey, the actor was ceremonially draped in the national Tricolour by a Mumbai Police contingent, and taken in procession to the Juhu Muslim Cemetery with scores of people lined up on both sides of the roads to bid a tearful adieu. In picture: Waheeda Rehman at Dilip Kumar's Bandra home
At the cemetery, many other top Bollywood personalities had gathered for his final 'deedar', awaiting the funeral cortege brought by the police and his family members. In picture: Salim Khan visited Dilip Kumar's residence with Salma Khan and Helen.
A stunned nation woke up to learn of the demise of Dilip Saab - as he was popularly known in the film industry where he strode like a colossus for over 6 decades. He was laid to rest with full state honours on July 8, 2021.
Dilip Kumar's almost six-decade career comprises unforgettable movies and moments that have forever brightened the Indian silver screen. In picture: Jaaved Jaaferi at Dilip Kumar's residence in Bandra.