Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar pictured with actress Priyanka Chopra in 2011 during his 89th birthday celebrations in Mumbai. Photo: AFP Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar pictured with actress Priyanka Chopra in 2011 during his 89th birthday celebrations in Mumbai. Photo: AFP
Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar pictured with actress Priyanka Chopra in 2011 during his 89th birthday celebrations in Mumbai. Photo: AFP

Dilip Kumar, Bollywood’s ‘Tragedy King’, dies at 98 in Mumbai

  • The ‘Tragedy King’ title came from Kumar’s numerous serious roles. In several, his character died as a frustrated lover and a drunkard
  • He was hospitalised twice last month after he complained of breathlessness. His family tweeted the announcement of his death

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar pictured with actress Priyanka Chopra in 2011 during his 89th birthday celebrations in Mumbai. Photo: AFP Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar pictured with actress Priyanka Chopra in 2011 during his 89th birthday celebrations in Mumbai. Photo: AFP
Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar pictured with actress Priyanka Chopra in 2011 during his 89th birthday celebrations in Mumbai. Photo: AFP
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