As Dilip Kumar Turns 97, Actor Thanks Fans, Followers for Their Birthday Wishes
One of the finest artists of Indian cinema, actor Dilip Kumar is celebrating his 97th birthday on Wednesday. A gem in the Hindi film industry, his name is indelible from the fifties, sixties, seventies cinema. As an actor, he had a commendable journey and was known for bringing ‘realism’ in Bollywood.
The legend took to the micro-blogging site on Wednesday to thank his fans and well-wishers for the birthday greetings. Mentioning that celebrations are not important, he wrote, “On this 97th birthday, calls and messages have been pouring in since last night-thank you! Celebrations are not important- your boundless love, affection and prayers have always brought tears of gratitude in my eyes. (sic)”