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Saira Banu thanked PM Modi, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray for state honours to her late husband Dilip Kumar

In a tweet, actress Saira Banu thanks honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray as Dilip Kumar’s funeral took place with State honours

Saira Banu thanked PM Modi, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray for state honours to her late husband Dilip Kumar RCB
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Bangalore, First Published Jul 8, 2021, 11:57 AM IST
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Yesterday, legendary actor Dilip Kumar was laid to rest at the Juhu Qabrastan on July 7. He passed away at 98 due to an age-related illness. The actor breathed his last at 7.30 AM on Wednesday at a Mumbai hospital.

Dilip Kumar’s funeral took place with full State honours. In a tweet, his wife, actress Saira Banu thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray as the actor’s funeral took place with State honours.

Faisal Farooqui, who announced the legendary actor’s demise, shared a Dilip Kumar’s funeral video. He shared a video of the thespian being draped in the tricolour. 


Faisal tweeted, “State funeral protocols - #DilipKumar saab being draped with the beautiful tricolor.” Replying to the post, Saira Banu sent a message from Dilip Kumar’s official Twitter handle. She wrote, “Thank you @PMOIndia and @CMOMaharashtra for according Dilip Sahib burial with state funeral protocols. - Saira Banu Khan”

During Dilip Kumar's 50-year-long career he was honoured with many awards and accolades. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994. Kumar was also the holder of the most Filmfare Award for Best Actor wins and the award's inaugural recipient. 

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