Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) Telangana Prime Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has mourned the death of well-known actor and Dadasaheb Phalke-awarded Dilip Kumar (Yousuf Khan) and said this has led to a huge vacuum in the Indian film industry.
The Prime Minister recalled the great and long services rendered by Dilip Kumar as an actor for several decades to the Indian film industry.
He brought his sympathy with members of the deceased actor’s family.
The Prime Minister’s son and Cabinet Minister KT Rama Rao have also condoled on the death of Dilip Kumar.
“He has inspired generations of film actors across the various streams of Indian cinema. Thanks for all the memories sir, ”tweeted Rama Rao.
All over India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi also condoled the death of the legendary actor. “Shahenshah-e-Jazbaat Dilip sb is no more. He was a great man and it will be hard to ignore his absence, “tweeted the MP in Hyderabad.
Asaduddin Owaisi also reminded that he had the opportunity to meet him in 1996 when he would come to Hyderabad to inaugurate Owaisi Hospital & Research Center.
MP posted pictures of the event. One of the photos shows Dilip Kumar with Asaduddin Owaisi’s father Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi.
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