Dharmendra breaks down at 'brother' Dilip Kumar's funeral, meets him one last time; says 'Jannat naseeb ho, sahab ko'

Dharmendra has shared the screen with Dilip Kumar in the Bengali film 'Paari'

Dharmendra breaks down at 'brother' Dilip Kumar's funeral, meets him one last time; says 'Jannat naseeb ho, sahab ko'

Bollywood actor Dharmendra mourns near the mortal remains of legendary actor Dilip Kumar in Mumbai on July 7, 2021. — PTI

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Chandigarh/Mumbai, July 7

Veteran actor Dharmendra took to social media on Wednesday to mourn the demise of Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar, who passed away early in the day at the age of 98.

Dharmendra wrote in an Instagram post: "Extremely sad to lose my most affectionate brother in the industry. Jannat naseeb ho, Hamare Dalip Sahab ko (May he rest in heaven)."

Bollywood actor Dharmendra mourns near the mortal remains of legendary actor Dilip Kumar in Mumbai on July 7, 2021. — PTI

 Earlier in the day, the 85-year-old actor visited Dilip Kumar's residence to pay his last respect to the deceased and offer condolences to his family.

Dharmendra was seen folding his hands in a namaste to the paparazzi clicking his pictures as he left.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Bollywood actor Dharmendra console legendary actor Dilip Kumars wife Saira Banu on his demise. — PTI

Dharmendra has shared the screen with Dilip Kumar in the Bengali film "Paari" and its Hindi remake "Anokha Milan".

Veteran Bollywood actors Dharmendra and Saira Banu while mourning near the mortal remains of legendary actor Dilip Kumar, at his residence in Mumbai. — PTI

Dharmendra spotted arriving at Dilip Kumar's residence. Source: Screenshot/viral video.

Before Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi also visited Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu's home. She arrived in her car immediately after Saira Banu reached her home with Dilip Kumar's mortal remains.

Several other B-town celebs are expected to arrive soon.

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Earlier in the day, Dharmendra's wife, veteran actress Hema Malini took to social media to remember Dilip Kumar.

"Veteran actor, exemplary role model for all heroes,my respected co star in Kranti, Dilip Kumar ji, is no more. I recall a couple of visits to his house & the pleasant meetings I had with him & Saira ji. My heart goes out to Saira ji, his life partner of many years, for this loss," Hema Malini had tweeted. 

Dilip Kumar was hospitalised twice in June after he complained of breathing issues. After being diagnosed with bilateral pleural effusion and getting the proper treatment done, Dilip Kumar was discharged on June 11. — With IANS

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