Dilip Kumar’s death has been one of the most devastating stories of the year. The renowned actor, who had commanded the silver screen for nearly five decades, died on Wednesday (July 7) as a result of a long-term age-related disease. Dilip Kumar’s untimely death has left the country in mourning, and condolence letters have been flooding in from all around the world. Not only ordinary people, but also celebrities, have taken to social media to pay respect to the iconic actor.
In the midst of all, Amul, noted for its crisp advertising, paid a heartfelt tribute to the veteran actor. The poster depicted Dilip Kumar in several personas from his popular films Ganga Jamuna, Aadmi, and Vidhaata. This isn’t the end of it. The Amul girl, who was dressed in a ghagra choli as one of Dilip Kumar’s heroines in the image, was also featured in the monochromatic tribute. The tribute included the words, “Ganga bhi, Jamuna bhi, Aadmi bhi, Vidhaata bhi, Har Andaz ka Leader.” The caption for the post read, “Tribute to the renowned actor.”
Meanwhile, Dilip Kumar’s funeral was held in Mumbai with full state honours. Amitabh Bachchan and Subhash Ghai were among those who attended the iconic actor’s burial. On the other hand, celebrities like as Akshay Kumar, Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan, Janhvi Kapoor, and others had written poignant tributes to the late actor. “Many others may be heroes to the world,” Akshay wrote. He was The Hero to us actors. #DilipKumar Sir has annihilated an entire period of Indian cinema. My heartfelt condolences go out to his family. “Om Shanti.”