PM shocked

Staff Correspondent

8 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Dilip Kumar, one of the greatest actors in the Indian subcontinent. In a condolence message, the premier prayed for the salvation of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Dilip Kumar, one of the Bollywood’s most celebrated and respected film stars, passed away at a Mumbai hospital in India. He was 98.

The veteran actor, the last of the golden troika with Raj Kapoor and Dev Anand of Hindi film industry, breathed his last at 7:30am at Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital on the day. He had been undergoing treatment at intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital since Tuesday.