Dilip Kumar

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Dilip Kumar
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Dilip Kumar at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of CINTAA Tower in 2011.
Born Muhammad Yusuf Khan
(1922-12-11) 11 December 1922 (age 95)
Peshawar, NWFP, British India
Residence Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Other names Dilip Kumar, First Khan, Tragedy King
Citizenship Indian
Occupation Actor, producer, writer
Notable work
Spouse(s) Saira Banu (m. 1966)
Asma Sahiba (1979–1982)
Relatives Nasir Khan (brother)
Ayub Khan (nephew)
Awards

8 Filmfare Award for Best Actor

1 BFJA Award for Best Actor
Honours
Signature
Dilip Kumar's signature

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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