Pakistani veteran cricketer Shahid Afridi and the current captain of Pakistan’s cricket team Babar Azam are saddened by the demise of the legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar.

“Indeed to Allah we belong and to Allah we shall return. A huge loss for Yousuf Khan sahib’s fans from KPK to Mumbai and across the globe. He lives on in our hearts. Deepest condolences to Saira Banu Sahiba”, wrote Afridi while sharing his thoughts on social media.

Azam also took to social media and wrote: “A legend who will be remembered forever and will always be an inspirational figure in the world. From Qissa Khawani Bazar Peshawar, Pakistan to Mumbai, India – your fragrance has surrounded everyone. You will be missed, sir. A huge loss indeed.”


Social media is flooded with tributes from every corner of the subcontinent for the legendary actor’s demise.

Shoaib Akhtar, Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez also paid tributes to “the quintessential tragedy king.”