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Dilip Kumar, Bollywood legend and ‘tragedy king’ of Indian cinema, dies aged 98

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The star was a defining figure in post-independence Indian cinema and was one of the country’s first method actors

Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar, who was a defining figure in post-independence Indian cinema, has died aged 98.

Kumar had been taken to hospital in Mumbai last week suffering breathlessness, but died early Wednesday morning. “He passed away due to prolonged illness at 7.30am,” Dr Jalil Parkar of Mumbai’s Hinduja hospital said.

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