Dilip Kumar Net worth, Age, Bio, Wife, Married, Facts


Dilip Kumar Biography Details
Name Dilip Kumar
Real Name Muhammad Yusuf Khan
Nickname Tragedy King
Age 96 years old
Date of Birth (DoB) 11 December 1922
Birthplace Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India
Hometown Bombay (now Mumbai), India
Religion Islam
Nationality Indian
Zodiac Sagittarius
Profession Actor
Father Lala Ghulam Sarwar (landlord and fruit merchant)
Mother Ayesha Begum
Siblings Nasir Khan (younger, Film Actor), Ehsan Khan, Aslam Khan, Noor Mohammed, Ayub Sarwar,Fauzia Khan, Sakina Khan, Taj Khan, Farida Khan, Saeeda Khan, Akhtar Asif
Height 5 feet 9 inches,1.75 meters
Weight 146 lbs,66 KG
Marital Status Married
Spouse Saira Banu
Affairs Kamini Kaushal, Former Indian Film Actress Madhubala, Former Indian Film Actress Saira Banu, Former Indian Film Actress Asma Rehman
Net worth $65 million
Favorite Actresses Meena Kumari, Nalini Jaywant
Favorite Color Black
Hobbies Cooking
Address 34/B, Palli Hill, Nargis Dutt Road, Bandra (W), Bombay 400050, India

Dilip Kumar is viewed as one of the best on-screen characters of Indian film. Beginning his vocation in 1944, he has featured in the absolute greatest economically effective movies in the period 1949-1961. He was the primary performing artist to get a Filmfare Best Actor Award and holds the record for the most numbers of Filmfare Awards won for that classification. Despite the fact that he has done movies of different classes at times like – he offset with jobs, for example, the exceptional Andaz (1949) with the swashbuckling Aan (1952), the emotional Devdas (1955) with the funny Azaad (1955) and the chronicled sentiment Mughal E Azam (1960) with the social Ganga Jamuna (1961), he pre-overwhelmingly had practical experience in doing romantic tales or shocking jobs from 1944-1961. From late 1960s jobs evaporated for Kumar as movies featuring Dev Anand, Rajendra Kumar and Shammi Kapoor were progressively fruitful from 1961-1969 and furthermore Dilip’s movies from 1966 to 1976 were film industry flops like Dil Diya Dard Liya, Sunghursh, Aadmi, Dastaan, Gopi, Sagina and Bairaag and after 1976 he left movies for a multi-year break. After Rajesh Khanna turned out to be the first genius of Indian Cinema in 1969, the majority of the creator sponsored lead jobs from 1969-1991, went to Rajesh Khanna. In 1981 Dilip came back with a character job at request of Manoj Kumar in the blockbuster film Kranti and proceeded with his vocation assuming focal character jobs in multi-saint movies, for example, Shakti (1982), Karma (1986), Vidhaata, Mazdoor, Mashaal, Duniya, Dharm Adhikari, Kanoon Apna, Izzatdaar, Saudagar (1991), Qila. Be that as it may, his solitary movies to be effective from 1981 at film industry were Kranti, Vidhaata, Karma, Dharm Adhikari, Kanoon Apna, and Saudagar. He has resigned from the Indian Film Industry in 1998.

He was conceived Muhammad Yusuf Khan in Qissa Khawani Bazaar in Peshawar Pakistan in a Hindko speaking Awan group of twelve youngsters. His dad Ghulam Sarwar was a natural product shipper and possessed expansive plantations in Peshawar and Devlali in Maharashtra close Mumbai. The family moved to Mumbai in the 1930s and in the mid-1940s, Yusuf Khan moved to Pune and began off with his flask business and providing dry organic products.

There he was spotted by a main on-screen character of those years Devika Rani who was likewise the spouse of the organizer of Bombay Talkies Himanshu Rai and helped his entrance into the Bollywood film industry. She additionally gave him the screen name of Dilip Kumar.

His first film Jwar Bhata was discharged in 1944 which went unnoticed and his next 2 films Pratima (1945), Naukadubi (1947) were film industry flops. In 1947 he shot to noticeable quality with the film Jugnu which was his first real hit and lined it up with effective Shaheed (1948) and along these lines turned into a star. His next discharge Ghar Ki Izzat(1948) was a film industry flop. He began to look all starry eyed at Kamini Kaushal and their on-screen paid was a hit with a gathering of people. Kamini Kaushal-Dilip Kumar gave hits like Shaheed(1948), Nadiya Ke Paar (1948), Shabnam (1949), Arzoo (1950). Kamini Kaushal was a greater star than Dilip Kumar even before they did their first film Shaheed(1948) as a couple since Kamini had 4 hits to her name as of now and Dilip really liked her as far back as her first film Neecha Nagar turned into a hit in 1946. In 1949, he co-featured with the then battling performing artist executive Raj Kapoor, who had a lemon in Aag as a chief and had 11 flounders as an on-screen character before this film, in the sentimental acting film Andaz, which went to turn into a tremendous achievement and made him a star. All through the 1950s, he was one of the greatest stars of Bollywood alongside Raj Kapoor and Dev Anand. Dev Anand, who had 3 flops from 1946-47, turned into a star when Ziddi turned into a hit in 1948 and Raj Kapoor’s fortune as an on-screen character changed when Andaz turned into a hit in 1949. Thus among the trio, first to turn into a star was Dilip Kumar and afterward second was Dev Anand and after that Raj Kapoor. Dilip ended up known for assuming horrific romantic tale jobs in hit movies, for example, Nadiya Ke Paar (1948), Mela (1948), Andaz (1949), Jogan (1950), Babul (1950), Arzoo (1950), Deedar (1951), Tarana (1951), Deedar (1951), Daag (1952), Shikast (1953) which earned him the title of “Catastrophe King”. . A portion of his most popular movies in grievous jobs was film industry flops like Amar (1954), Devdas (1955), Dil Diya Dard Liya (1966) and Aadmi (1968). Madhumati (1958) gave him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.