Bollywood wishes Dilip Kumar on birthday!

By Hindustan Times

Dilip Kumar celebrated his 89th birthday on Sunday and celebrities like Deepa Mehta, Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar wished him and showered praise on the legend.

Bollywood took to twitter to express its love and fondness for the thespian, known for his memorable performances in Amar, Madhumati, Devdas, Shaheed, Leader, Daag, Naya Daur and Mughal-E-Azam.

This is what the celebs have to say about Peshawar, now in Punjab, born Yusuf Khan, who was introduced to the Hindi film industry as Dilip Kumar by Devika Rani.

Deepa Mehta: Many Happy Returns Dilip Saheb. You made me cry in 'Andaz', laugh in 'Leader', mesmerize me in 'Gunga Jumuna' and then supported my 'Fire' from ire.

Boman Irani: A country proudly celebrates the birthday of its beloved son, Dilip Saab! Your grace, inspiration and genius makes u