Dilip Kumar, who would have turned 99 on Saturday, December 11, 2022, passed away on July 7 due to prolonged illness.
In a tweet on the verified page, family friend Faisal Farooqui wrote that he has received Kumar's wife and veteran actor Saira Banu's consent to close the account.
Dilip Kumar died at a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday morning and was laid to rest with full state honours in the evening.
Dilip Kumar, who passed away at 98 in Mumbai after a prolonged illness, never missed a good laugh.
In her condolence message to Kumar's wife Saira Banu, Sonia said the actor left a priceless legacy through his rich contributions to the world of art and culture.
Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar passed away at a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday after a prolonged illness.
He was born Mohammed Yousuf Khan but Devika Rani, who was head of the Bombay Talkies where he joined as an actor, wasn't too happy with the name.
Kumar, born Yousuf Khan on December 11, 1922 in Peshawar, Pakistan, was a revered cinema personality across the subcontinent and ruled the hearts of generations.
Together the three actors summed up the epitome of Bollywood stardom in the fifties and the sixties, and were known as the Triumvirate of the Hindi film industry.
Kumar was given a gun salute, following which the police band paid him a tribute at the Juhu Qabrastan in Santacruz Mumbai.
She recalled this trait of her husband in his autobiography "The Substance And The Shadow".
The veteran actor lent his voice to a composition by music director Salil Chowdhury called 'Lagi Nahi Chute' with Lata Mangeshkar for the film 'Musafir' in 1957.
Over a five-decade-long career, films saw him evolve from a brooding man in love to playing the dual role of a simpleton in a light-hearted film to finally, character roles of authoritative figures.
The Pakistan government has already declared Dilip Kumar's native house in Peshawar as a national heritage and completed all formalities to convert it into a museum in his name.
The actor, known to generations of film-goers as 'tragedy king' for his portrayal of the brooding, intense romantic in classics such as 'Mughal-e-Azam' and 'Devdas', is survived by his wife Saira Banu