Dilip Kumar

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)”