Pakistani leaders paid respect to Dilip Kumar, who died at the age of 98, on Twitter on Wednesday.
Thousands of Bollywood admirers were saddened by the news of his death. After it was announced that the actor had died, tributes poured in from both sides of the border on social media.
Pakistani leaders and Celebrities, meanwhile, took to Twitter to praise Kumar’s acting skills and reminisce the heyday of Indian cinema, when his films ruled the box office.
The president expressed his sympathies to Dilip Kumar’s family and admirers.
Shahbaz Sharif, the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), paid tribute to Kumar, stating that Peshawar’s Yusuf Khan ruled Bollywood for many years as Dilip Kumar and has now left the world in the form of a legend.
Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad, Pakistan’s Interior Minister, described Kumar as a “charming personality” in his interactions with him. Shoaib Akhtar and Shahid Afridi also pays tribute to him. Let’s check Pakistani Celebrities and Leaders tweets about Dilip Kumar.
Sorry to see Dilip Kumar (Yusuf Khan) depart from his worldly abode. An outstanding actor, a humble man, and a dignified personality. Condolences to the immediate family and his huge family of admirers. May his soul rest in peace. اِنَّا لِلّٰہِ وَاِنَّآ اِلَیْہِ رَاجِعُوْنَ
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) July 7, 2021
Apart from this, for my generation Dilip Kumar was the greatest and most versatile actor.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) July 7, 2021
پاکستان مسلم لیگ (ن) کے صدر اور قائد حزبِ اختلاف شہباز شریف کا دلیپ کمار کی وفات پر اظہار افسوس
پشاور کا یوسف خان بالی ووڈ میں دلیپ کمار بن کر فن کے آسمان پر برسوں چھایا رہا اور آج لیجنڈ کی صورت دنیا سے رخصت ہوا#DilipKumar
— President PMLN (@president_pmln) July 7, 2021
اداکار یوسف خان المعروف دلیپ کمار کی وفات پراظہار افسوس
دلیپ کمار ایک عہد ساز فنکار تھے؛ انکا متبادل ممکن نہیں۔
اپنی ملاقاتوں میں بھی میں نے یوسف خان کو ایک سحر انگیزشخصیت پایا۔
اللہ تعالی یوسف خان کے درجات بلند کرے۔ ان کی لواحقین کو صبر عطا کرے۔
— Sheikh Rashid Ahmed (@ShkhRasheed) July 7, 2021
Indeed to Allah we belong and to Allah we shall return.
A huge loss for Yousuf Khan sahib's fans from KPK to Mumbai and across the globe. He lives on in our hearts. Deepest condolences to Saira Banu sahiba. #DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/T51NelBl6O
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) July 7, 2021
The quintessential tragedy king. The first actor of the subcontinent. @TheDilipKumar sahab, aap jasa na koi tha, na he hoga.
The last picture is from his visit to his birthplace Peshawar on top of Qila Bala Hisaar.
Inna lillahi wa inna elaihi rajaoon. #DilipKumar pic.twitter.com/nEeJINDKN0
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) July 7, 2021
Rest in peace #DilipKumar Sahib, who will always be remembered for his humanity and unparalleled talent. He ruled hearts and minds across generations and leaves behind a rich legacy of work.
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) July 7, 2021
— Sajjad Ali (@sajjad_official) July 7, 2021
— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) July 7, 2021