It is certainly a troublesome time for all of the close to and expensive ones of veteran actor Dilip Kumar. Yesterday (July 7, 2021), the thespian bid closing goodbye to the world, leaving everybody emotional. Yesteryear actor Dharmendra who thought-about Dilip Kumar as his elder brother, attended the latter’s funeral to pay his final respects.
Sharing an image of himself holding Dilip Kumar’s face one final time, Dharmendra wrote on the micro-blogging website, “Saira ne jab kaha.” jannat naseeb kare?”
In a separate tweet he wrote, “Dosto, mujhe dikhwa nahin aata lekin main apne jazbaat par qaaboo bhi nahin paata. Apne samajh ke kah jaata hoon…(Friends, I do not know how to pretend. I also can’t control) my emotions. Therefore, I speak with my heart and consider everyone my own).”
Saira ne jab kaha. “ Dharam , dekho Sahab ne paplak jhapki hai “ Dosto , jaan nikal gai meri. Maalik mere pyaare bhai ko jannat naseeb kare🙏
— Dharmendra Deol (@aapkadharam)
July 7, 2021
Dharmendra’s image with late Dilip Kumar goes viral on the web. Many netizens requested the Sholay actor to remain sturdy and prayed for his effectively being.
In an previous dialog with NDTV, Dharmendra had spoken about his bond with the Naya Daur actor and revealed why he considers him his elder brother.
He had mentioned, “I have 1000 of memories. I got so many things. I used to ask him (Dilip Kumar) for things I liked. He would give like a big brother. Many such things. He would tell me to stay strong and would say how God has given so much. He would ask me to take a break from the city. ‘You should go out as you’re from the village. It will be suffocating for you here in Mumbai. Go once a month to Lonavala.’ He was such a nice man you can write a book on him.”
Story first revealed: Thursday, July 8, 2021, 16:09 [IST]