Dilip Kumar dies at 98: Amitabh Bachchan, President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi pay tribute to the late actor

One of India's most celebrated actors, Dilip Kumar, breathed his last at the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday.

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From the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi to Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan, several celebs and political leaders took to their Twitter and Instagram handles to express grief on the passing away of the legendary actor. Here's how the film fraternity and politicians paid condolences to the 'Tragedy King.'(Hindustan Times/File image)

From the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi to Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan, several celebs and political leaders took to their Twitter and Instagram handles to express grief on the passing away of the legendary actor. Here's how the film fraternity and politicians paid condolences to the 'Tragedy King.'(Hindustan Times/File image)

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President of India, Ram Nath Kovind: "Dilip Kumar summarised in himself a history of emerging India. The thespian’s charm transcended all boundaries, and he was loved across the subcontinent. With his demise, an era ends. Dilip Saab will live forever in the heart of India. Condolences to family and countless fans," Kovind tweeted.(File image)

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind: "Dilip Kumar summarised in himself a history of emerging India. The thespian’s charm transcended all boundaries, and he was loved across the subcontinent. With his demise, an era ends. Dilip Saab will live forever in the heart of India. Condolences to family and countless fans," Kovind tweeted.(File image)

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Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi: "Dilip Kumar Ji will be remembered as a cinematic legend. He was blessed with unparalleled brilliance, due to which audiences across generations were enthralled. His passing away is a loss to our cultural world. Condolences to his family, friends and innumerable admirers. RIP," PM Modi tweeted.(File image)

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi: "Dilip Kumar Ji will be remembered as a cinematic legend. He was blessed with unparalleled brilliance, due to which audiences across generations were enthralled. His passing away is a loss to our cultural world. Condolences to his family, friends and innumerable admirers. RIP," PM Modi tweeted.(File image)

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Shabana Azmi: Bidding goodbye to the legendary actor, Shabana Azmi took to her Twitter handle to share a picture of Dilip Kumar and wrote, "Adieu Dilip Saab . Unknown to you I have been your Eklavya.Thank you for the movies.Thank you for the language . Thank you for the dignity . Thank you for being socially responsible.Thank you."(Twitter/@AzmiShabana)

Shabana Azmi: Bidding goodbye to the legendary actor, Shabana Azmi took to her Twitter handle to share a picture of Dilip Kumar and wrote, "Adieu Dilip Saab . Unknown to you I have been your Eklavya.Thank you for the movies.Thank you for the language . Thank you for the dignity . Thank you for being socially responsible.Thank you."(Twitter/@AzmiShabana)

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Akshay Kumar: "To the world many others may be heroes. To us actors, he was The Hero. #DilipKumar Sir has taken an entire era of Indian cinema away with him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Om Shanti," Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar tweeted along with a black and white picture of Dilip Kumar.(Twitter/@akshaykumar)

Akshay Kumar: "To the world many others may be heroes. To us actors, he was The Hero. #DilipKumar Sir has taken an entire era of Indian cinema away with him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Om Shanti," Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar tweeted along with a black and white picture of Dilip Kumar.(Twitter/@akshaykumar)

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Amitabh Bachchan: "My idol Dilip Saheb .. lost .. never before never after .. “an epic era has drawn curtains .. never to happen again “ Peace and duas ..," wrote Big B as he shared a picture of himself with Dilip Kumar on Instagram.(Instagram/@amitabhbachchan)

Amitabh Bachchan: "My idol Dilip Saheb .. lost .. never before never after .. “an epic era has drawn curtains .. never to happen again “ Peace and duas ..," wrote Big B as he shared a picture of himself with Dilip Kumar on Instagram.(Instagram/@amitabhbachchan)

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Madhuri Dixit Nene: The actor shared pictures of herself with the late actor on social media and captioned it, "Every now & then some individuals come along who single-handedly alter the present & write history... One such legend was Dilip saab for the world of cinema."(Twitter/@MadhuriDixit)

Madhuri Dixit Nene: The actor shared pictures of herself with the late actor on social media and captioned it, "Every now & then some individuals come along who single-handedly alter the present & write history... One such legend was Dilip saab for the world of cinema."(Twitter/@MadhuriDixit)

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Rahul Gandhi: Sharing a picture of Dilip Kumar, Rahul Gandi wrote, "My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends & fans of Dilip Kumar ji. His extraordinary contribution to Indian cinema will be remembered for generations to come."(Twitter/@RahulGandhi)

Rahul Gandhi: Sharing a picture of Dilip Kumar, Rahul Gandi wrote, "My heartfelt condolences to the family, friends & fans of Dilip Kumar ji. His extraordinary contribution to Indian cinema will be remembered for generations to come."(Twitter/@RahulGandhi)

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Kamal Haasan: He shared a picture of himself with Dilip Kumar on Twitter and captioned it, "Dililp Kumar saheb. A career that teaches many actors like me a standard and commitment to maintain in their performance. Truly one of the greatest actors of India leaves us today but leaves us with a treasure trove of his brilliance through his acting."(Twitter/@ikamalhaasan)

Kamal Haasan: He shared a picture of himself with Dilip Kumar on Twitter and captioned it, "Dililp Kumar saheb. A career that teaches many actors like me a standard and commitment to maintain in their performance. Truly one of the greatest actors of India leaves us today but leaves us with a treasure trove of his brilliance through his acting."(Twitter/@ikamalhaasan)

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