Bollywood took to twitter to express its love and fondness for the thespian, known for his memorable performances in 'Amar', 'Madhumati', 'Devdas (1955)', 'Shaheed', 'Leader', 'Daag', 'Naya Daur' and 'Mughal E Azam'.
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 us a prouder nation!
Javed Akhtar: Saalgiraah mubaarak Dilip saheb. Sir, you are the ultimate. Mera aqeedat bhara salaam qubool kijiye.
Shabana Azmi: Saalgirah Mubarak Dilip Saheb. For all the pleasure you have given your chahnewalas (fans) through myriad roles a heartfelt thank you. Aap apni misaal hain (you are an icon).
Farhan Akhtar: Happy Birthday to Dilip saab... truly the greatest ever. An actor can learn so much from watching his films.
Mahesh Bhatt: Happy birthday Dilip Saab!
Riteish Deshmukh: Today is a day I will remember forever-I held Dilip saabs hand-kissed it n wished him (his Birthday eve). The greatest actor. A true LEGEND.
Priyanka Chopra: Happy bday Yusuf saheb.
Dilip Kumar and actress wife Saira Bano had organised a birthday bash on the eve of the actor's birthday and the party saw the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Dimple Kapadia, Mahesh Bhatt among others.