Dilip Kumar (I)

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Dilip Kumar is considered to be one of the greatest actors of Indian cinema. Starting his career in 1944, he has starred in some of the biggest commercially successful films in the period 1949-1961. . He was the first actor to receive a Filmfare Best Actor Award and holds the record for most number of Filmfare Awards won for that category. Though ... See full bio »

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Gunga Jumna Gungaram
Devdas Devdas
Power DCP Ashwini Kumar
Leader Vijay Khanna


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 1996 Kalinga (abandoned)
 1998 Qila
Jagannath Singh / Judge Amaranath Singh
 1991 Saudagar
Veeru Singh / Veeru
 1990 Aag Ka Dariya
 1990 Izzatdaar
Brahm Dutt
 1989 Kanoon Apna Apna
Collector Jagatpratap Singh
 1986 Karma
Vishwa Pratap Singh aka Rana
 1986 Dharm Adhikari
 1984 Duniya
Mohan Kumar
 1984 Mashaal
Vinod Kumar
 1983 Mazdoor
Dinanath Saxena
 1982 Vidhaata
Shamsher Singh / Sobhraj
 1982 Power
DCP Ashwini Kumar
 1981 Kranti
Sanga / Kranti
 1976 Bairaag
Kailash / Bholenath / Sanjay
 1974 Sagina
Sagina Mahato
 1974 Naya Din Nai Raat
Narrator (uncredited)
 1974 Phir Kab Milogi
Teja Singh (guest appearance)
 1972 Anokha Milan
 1972 Koshish
Third man who answered the phone (uncredited)
 1972 Dastaan
Diwan Anil Kumar / Judge Vishnu Sahay
 1971 Sagina Mahato
 1970 Gopi
Gopiram 'Gopi'
 1968 Aadmi
Rajesh / Raja Saab
 1968 Sadhu Aur Shaitaan
Guy with a sugarcane (uncredited)
 1968 Sunghursh
Kundan S. Prasad / Bajrangi
 1967 Ram Aur Shyam
Ram / Shyam
 1966 Dil Diya Dard Liya
Shankar / Rajasahab
 1966 Paari
 1964 Leader
Vijay Khanna
 1961 Gunga Jumna
 1960 Kohinoor
Rajkumar Dhivendra Pratap Chandrabhan
 1960 Mughal-E-Azam
Prince Saleem
 1959 Paigham
Ratan Lal
 1958 Yahudi
Shehzada Marcus
 1958 Madhumati
Anand / Deven
 1958 Shikwa
 1957 Musafir
Raja Sr.
 1957 Naya Daur
 1955 Azaad
Azaad / Abdul Rahim Khan / Kumar
 1955 Insaniyat
 1955 Devdas
 1955 Uran Khatola
 1954 Amar
Advocate Amarnath
 1953 Foot Path
Noshu Sharma
 1953 Shikast
Ram Singh
 1952 Daag
 1952 Sangdil
 1952 The Savage Princess
Jai Tilak
 1951 Deedar
 1951 Hulchul
 1951 Tarana
Dr. Motilal
 1950 Arzoo
Badal / Beer Singh
 1950 Babul
 1950 Jogan
 1949 Andaz
 1949 Shabnam
 1948 Anokha Pyar
 1948 Mela
 1948 Shaheed
 1948 The Honor of the House
 1948 Nadiya Ke Paar
 1947 Jugnu
 1947 Naukadubi
Ramesh (Hindi version)
 1945 Pratima
 1944 Jwar Bhata
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Other Works:

memoir: "Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow"

Alternate Names:

Yusuf Khan | Mr. Dilip Kumar | Shri Dilip Kumar


5' 8¼" (1.74 m)

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Am overwhelmed by the affection shown by the people over the years. But to be very frank, I have been outdone by actors like my seniors M.G.Ramachandran and Pran and then by Sivaji Ganesan, Sanjeev Kumar and Rajesh Khanna who were much more versatile than me as actors. Their number of films and the various characters they have done are much more than that of mine.


The 1957 film Musafir had one Dilip Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar where sings in Dilips own voice....Lagi nahin chhote rama kahe jiya jai. The film was critically acclaimed. But it was not solo hero film of Dilip Kumar.It covers 3 stories containing episodes of a person's life is birth (Kishore Kumar in lead for this part of the story),marriage (Suchitra Sen in the lead for this part of the story)and... See more »


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