Subhash Ghai recalls the late actor Dilip Kumar in his tweet

On Friday, 16th of July, filmmaker Subhash Ghai, took to his Twitter handle to reveal how the late actor Dilip Kumar was always there beside his friends and colleagues. The actor was never seen in any endorsements except one, for which he didn’t charge any amount as a friend gesture.

The tragedy king passed away on 7th July 2021, at 7:30 pm. He was 98, and suffered prostate cancer. The actor might leave us physically but will always stay inside the hearts of many. He was buried with state honours at Juhu Muslim Cemetery that same day.

Subhash Ghai was very close to his Dilip saab and had also directed the actor in films like.. “Karma”, “vidhaata”, “Saudagar”. Ghai tweeted , “Dilip Kumar stood by his friends always .. in his entire career he never did any endorsements, the only exception being Baburao Patel, the editor of Film India magazine, who was also into naturopathy. He endorsed his product free of any charge as Friend,”

Subhash Ghai is an Indian film director producer and screenwriter. He is mostly known for his works like Kalicharan, Vishwanath, Maeri, Karz, Hero, Vidhaata, Meri Jung, Karma, Ram Lakhan, Saudagar, Khalnayak, Pardes, Taal, and Black & White. The filmmaker is also a recipient of Filmfare Best Director Award among the other awards.

Coming back to Dilip Kumar, The veteran actor contributed six decades of his life to cinemas and was also known as “The First Khan” of Bollywood. The actor appeared in over 65 films altogether. Some of his best known films are ‘Devdas ‘(1955), ‘Naya Daur’ (1957), ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960), ‘Ganga Jamuna’ (1961), ‘Kranti’ (1981), and ‘Karma’ (1986). 8 times Filmfare award winner for best actor, Dilip Kumar had also been rewarded by Dadasaheb Phalke award in the year 1994. He was also honored with Padma Bhushan in 1991, Nishan-e-Imtiaz in 1998, Padma Vibhushan in 2015.