Dilip Kumar heads for Umrah

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who turned 90 last month, headed to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah with wife Saira Banu. The couple will be accompanied by a few relatives.

Dilip Kumar heads for Umr …
“Allah has been kind that he’s given me the strength to go on Umrah (pilgrimage) with Saira, Asif, Faisal… My doctor friends, few relatives are also accompanying me to Umrah. Keep me in your prayers,” the thespian tweeted.

Dilip Kumar heads for Umr …
Umrah is a pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. It is performed by Muslims and can be undertaken at any time of the year. In Arabic, Umrah means “to visit a populated place”.

Dilip Kumar heads for Umr …
The group will spend about 10-15 days on the trip.

Dilip Kumar heads for Umr …
When spotted at the airport, the actor looked in good cheer.

Dilip Kumar heads for Umr …
They flew out of Mumbai on Wednesday evening.
Dilip Kumar celebrates his 90th birthday

Courtesy: http://in.omg.yahoo.com

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