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Hema Malini: “Dilip Kumar Was The Pillars Of Bollywood”

Popularly known as the ‘Tragedy King’ of Bollywood, Dilip Kumar, passed away today at the age of 98. In the latest interview with actor, filmmaker and politician Hema Malini, got emotional talking about the late actor who she never got an opportunity to be paired opposite him in movies. In a telephonic conversation, the actress said, “Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand and Dilip Kumar were the three pillars of Bollywood. Each one had a distinct style of acting. With Raj Saab, I started my career in Hindi films. With Dev Saab, I was fortunate to do 7-8 movies. He was very fond of me. However, unfortunately, I never got an opportunity to be paired opposite Dilip Saab.” The only time Malini worked with Kumar was in the film Kranti (1981). “But I was not paired opposite him. He played the role of my father-in-law,” says the actress…