Salman pays tribute to Dara Singh, with a minute`s silence

Updated: Jul 12, 2012, 17:13 PM IST

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan along with other actors and media persons kept a minute of silence to pay tribute to Dara Singh, who died Thursday after a brief illness.

Before beginning the launch of the first song of his movie ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ at the Gaity Galaxy here, Salman requested everyone to maintain a minute`s silence in the memory of the late legend.

"He (Dara Singh) was the most amazing person to work with. I know his children really well. As a person, he was the most incredible. It is a huge loss to us and God bless his soul," Salman said.

The film`s director Kabir Khan and Salman`s co-star Katrina Kaif were also present.

Dara Singh was admitted to a hospital here Saturday after a heart attack. On Wednesday, he was shifted to his home from hospital. He passed away at his residence in Juhu in the morning.