Indian Idol 12: Dharmendra remembers Dilip Kumar, gets emotional; Watch
Dharmendra got teary-eyed as he remembered Dilip Kumar on this weekend's episode of 'Indian Idol 12.'
Veteran actor Dharmendra will be seen in this weekend’s episode of the singing reality show, ‘Indian Idol 12.’ In the special episode, the contestants paid tribute to the late actor and India’s ‘Tragedy King’ Dilip Kumar. The actor was also seen getting emotional as he remembered him.
In the video, Dharmendra is seen saying: “We haven’t gotten out of the shock. At least, I haven’t. He was very close to my heart. His was the first film I watched in my life. Watching him I thought he was so adorable that even I wanted to enter the industry and I also get love like this. And as soon as I entered Bollywood, I got to meet him and I go so much love from him. It’s indescribable.
“More than being a great artiste, he was a beautiful human being. There are many amazing actors but I don’t see anyone greater than him. I pay my tributes to him. May God grant him heaven and Saira get a lot of strength,” said the ‘Sholay’ actor.
“#IndianIdol2020 #Dharmendra ji ne legendary abhineta #DilipKumarJi ko bheegi aankhon se kiya yaad! Dekhiye #DharmendraAndAnitaRajSpecial #IndianIdol2020 iss weekend raat 9:30 baje, sirf Sony par!,” captioned the official Instagram handle of Sony TV.
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Dilip Kumar passed away on July 7 after a prolonged illness at a Mumbai hospital. He was 98.
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