India's sporting stars joined the country in mourning the demise of iconic actor Dilip Kumar, in Mumbai, on Wednesday, describing him as an incomparable genius in their tributes.

I was very sad to hear the news of Dilip Kumarji's demise. Another veteran died. His contribution to Indian cinema is incomparable. - Yuvraj Singh

This is a big shock to Yusuf Khan's fans from KPK to Mumbai. You will live forever in our minds - Shahid Afridi

"Rest in Peace Dilip Kumar ji! There will never be another like you," tweeted legendary former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.