Dilip Kumar

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Kumar in April 2006

Dilip Kumar (born 11 December 1922, as Muhammad Yusuf Khan) is an Indian movie actor.[1] He is well known in the Indian cinema industry. He worked in many movies along with fellow Indian actor Pran. His career has lasted for almost 60 years. He is known for his role as King Dilip Dilip in the Indian classic Tragedy King.[2]

He holds the Guinness World Record for winning the maximum number of awards by an Indian actor.[1]

Kumar was born Muhammad Yusuf Khan on 11 December 1922 in Peshawar, British India, now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Dilip Kumar is my idol and inspiration: Amitabh Bachchan - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 11 December 2011. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  2. "Tragedy king Dilip Kumar turns 88". Indian Express. 11 December 2010. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  3. "Peshawar's contribution to subcontinent's cinema highlighted". The News International. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 

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