Late actor Dilip Kumar’s Twitter account to be closed, family friend Faisal Farooqui confirms

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Published by Bhavya Shah on 16 Sep 2021

Late thespian Dilip Kumar’s demise rocked the nation. He was among the few beloved actors that the people held close. He left the world on July 7 at the age of 98 after battling a serious ailment.

A major blow was felt by his wife, veteran actress Saira Banu, who had spend much of her time with him. They had also worked together in many movies. A photo surfaced online, showing Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan consoling a weeping Saira Banu.

The former actress was recently admitted to a hospital after she was said to be suffering from an illness. Truth be told, the loss has severely affected her.

In the latest development, Faisal Farooqui, a family friend, took to his verified account on Twitter and wrote, “After much discussion and deliberation and with the consent of Saira Banu ji, I hv decided to close this twitter account of beloved Dilip Kumar Saab. Thank you for your continuous love and support (sic).”

The account was used by both Saira Banu and Faisal Farooqui to post regular updates regarding the late actor before his death. Dilip Kumar’s Twitter account was created in November 2011. The late actor has over 619.6k followers on the microblogging site.




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