Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar earlier knows as Muhammad Yusuf Khan is an Indian film actor also known as Tragedy King. Satyajit Ray described him as \"the ultimate method actor\". He debuted as an actor in the film Jwar Bhata in 1944 produced by Bombay Talkies. His career has spanned over six decades and with over 60 films. Films like Andaz (1949), Aan (1952), Devdas (1955), Azaad (1955), Mughal-e-Azam (1960) and the social Ganga Jamuna (1961), falls under the list of his best

of works. In 1976, Dilip Kumar took a five-year break from film performances and returned with a character role in the film Kranti (1981) and continued his career playing leading roles in films such as Shakti (1982), Karma (1986) and Saudagar (1991). His last film was Qila (1998). The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 1991, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and India\\\'s second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions towards Indian cinema and nominated him to Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian Parliament for a term. The Government of Pakistan honoured him with its highest civilian honour, the Nishan-e-Imtiaz, in 1997. In personal life, Dilip Kumar was first in love with the actress Kamini Kaushal, but she was already married. Subsequently, he was also in love with the actress Madhubala but they had to part ways as her family was opposed to their marriage. He married actress Saira Banu, who was 22 years younger than him, in 1966. He married a second time in 1980 to Asma but the marriage ended soon after.

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Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu send defamation notice to builder

Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu had in January 2018 lodged a police complaint, accusing a builder of forging title documents of their bungalow worth Rs 250 crore located in Pali Hill area.

Dilip Kumar's case against builder: Probe expedited, cops say

Saira Banu had met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis earlier and said she apprehended danger from the accused person, after which the Joint Commissioner of EOW spoke to the actor.


Dilip Kumar’s bungalow case: Saira Banu requests meeting with PM again

Earlier this year, Saira Banu had approached police and lodged a complaint against Bhojwani. In January, the Economic Offences Wing of Mumbai police had registered a case of cheating against the builder for allegedly trying to grab the bungalow of the veteran actor.

Property issue: Devendra Fadnavis to speak with Dilip Kumar-Saira Banu

In December 2017, Saira Banu had lodged a police complaint alleging Bhojwani was threatening and harassing her and Dilip Kumar over the property issue.

Saira Banu requests meeting with PM Modi after fraud builder is released

Builder Samir Bhojwani had falsely claimed ownership of the two plots on which Dilip Kumar's bungalow was built.

The glorious legacy of Dilip Kumar, arguably the subcontinent’s first method actor

A man of refined manners, poetry and culture, erudite, actor’s actor, the last great mogul of Bollywood, Dilip Kumar’s towering influence is such that there’s a version of him in every aspect of Hindi cinema.


Dilip Kumar to welcome 96th birthday with close friends, family

Dilip Kumar continues to get the love of his fans who have embraced his prolific performances in a glorious career that has earned such epithets like Indian cinema's 'Kohinoor' and 'Tragedy King'.

Faisal Farooqui rejects rumours about Dilip Kumar's ill health

Faisal Farooqui refuted "mischievous posting and fake commentary" about Dilip Kumar's health.

Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been discharged from the hospital after being treated for recurrent pneumonia.

Dilip Kumar stable

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to the hospital on Sunday, is now stable. The actor was being treated for recurrent pneumonia

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Celeb spotting: Shah Rukh Khan visits Dilip Kumar, Inaaya Naumi Kemmu is the cynosure of all eyes

While our shutterbug caught Katrina Kaif in Bandra, Emraan Hashmi, Neha Dhupia and other B-town celebs were spotted at the airport.

Dilip Kumar turns 95: A pictorial tribute to his excellent repertoire

Today, on Dilip Kumar's 95th birthday, let us revisit the popular films of 'Bollywood's Tragedy King' with a collection of his rare photos.


Dilip Kumar discharged from Lilavati Hospital, see pics

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised for respiratory problems, is discharged now. Dilip Kumar, 93, was admitted to Lilavati hospital in suburban Bandra on April 15. The veteran actor shared a seflie from the hospital and wrote: "Saira just clicked this. She said my mother (in the frame) is keeping watch over me."

Urmila, Preity, Saif: Actors who married in their late 30s and early 40s

Urmila Matondkar, Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan - Take a look at Bollywood actors who married in their late 30s and early 40s.

Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu's sweet pics after receiving Padma Vibhushan

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was presented with the Padma Vibhushan award by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday (December 13) in Mumbai. Saira Banu shared some lovely moments with her husband as she showed him his award.


Dilip Kumar turns 93, Tragedy King's life in pics

Happy birthday Dilip Kumar, the legendary actor turns 93 today (December 11). Dilip Kumar will have a quiet birthday celebration as a mark of solidarity towards the victims of the Chennai deluge.

SRK-Kajol, Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif, Dilip Kumar-Madhubala: Bollywood's golden couples onscreen

There are some pairings in Hindi cinema including Shah Rukh Khan- Kajol, Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif, Dilip Kumar Madhubala, Hema Malini-Dharmendra, that struck a chord with audiences and stayed with them after all these years. Here’s a look at Bollywood's golden couples onscreen.

Dilip Kumar turns 92, discharged from hospital, met with kisses from wife Saira Banu

Tragedy King Dilip Kumar who turns 92 today (December 11), was discharged from hospital where he was admitted last week for a chest infection.

Tragedy King Dilip Kumar's life in pictures

As Bollywood's very own 'Tragedy King', Dilip Kumar celebrates his 92nd birthday on December 11, we go back in time and have a look at his career and life.

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Shah Rukh Khan Visits Dilip Kumar

Shah Rukh Khan paid a visit to Dilip Kumar on Tuesday, and the pictures were shared by Saira Banu on Twitter. In the clicks, SRK’s love and affection towards the superstar of 1960s was much evident. He also planted a soft kiss on the forehead of Dilip Kumar, who was discharged from the hospital on […]

Dilip Kumar Secretly Visited Pakistan Twice: Khurshid Kasuri

Amid heavy security cover, former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri visited Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar at his residence in Bandra, Mumbai. With Sudheendra Kulkarni in tow, Kasuri’s convoy rolled in at seven today evening. The former minister spent close to an hour with Dilip Kumar and wife Saira Banu discussing topics ranging from politics […]