Veteran actor of the Indian film industry Dilip Kumar passed away on 7 July. Hindi cinema has lost an actor who redefined the way we act. After the death of Dilip Kumar, all his fans and the people of the film industry are mourning. At this time many of his throwback videos and photos are going viral on social media. An old video is becoming increasingly viral on social media. In this you can see that Shahrukh Khan is laying the red carpet for Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu at an award function. Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu come and hug veteran actor Shah Rukh Khan. All the celebs present in the award function stand in his honor. Earlier, an old video of Dilip Kumar surfaced on social media. In this video of the award function, he is seen with his wife Saira Banu and Shahrukh Khan. Shah Rukh Khan asked Dilip Kumar what was the quality that made all his films so enduring, long lasting and so amazing. Responding to Shah Rukh Khan’s query, Dilip Kumar said, “Good luck, a lot of hard work, honesty, togetherness, consistency and above all that no actor can be bigger than the character he plays. I mean character, story, screenplay. For any good or lasting performance you need to have a good story, good character equation, sound conflict and enough opportunities for you. Saira Banu had said in an interview that they met during Shah Rukh Khan’s first film ‘Dil Aashna Hai’. He had said, ‘Dilip sahib had given the ceremonial clap of this film. Shahrukh Khan and Dilip Kumar have similar hair. Whenever I meet Shahrukh Khan, I run my finger in his hair. Saira Banu says that if we had a son, we would have been like Shahrukh Khan.
[Attribution to NBT]