When Dilip Kumar Secretly Visited Pakistan (Twice) To Help Restore Indo-Pak Ties
Veteran Indian actor passed away at the age of 98. As has fans on both sides of the border remember his movies, it is also worth remembering how he always advocated peace between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.
The legendary actor had secretly visited Pakistan twice to play his role in normalising relations between the two countries. Former foreign minister of Pakistan Khurshid Kasuri visited India in 2015 and also went to Dilip Kumar’s home. Addressing the Indian media outside the actor’s residence, he said that Dilip Kumar always wanted to bring the two countries closer and that he secretly visited Pakistan twice for the purpose. Kasuri said that he has disclosed this in his book ‘Neither a Hawk nor a Dove’.