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Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 10 June 2014, 08:11:23 PM
Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

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The book, titled 'Substance and Shadow', is authored by Uday Tara Nayar, a close family friend of the Bollywood thespian. It chronicles the life of Kumar right from his childhood, career, the ups and downs in his life, his family and more.
Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

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He was crowned as the 'Tragedy King' for playing a doomed lover in films like 'Andaz', 'Baabul', 'Mela', 'Deedar' and 'Jogan' and others. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994.
Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

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In a career spanning over six decades, he gave hits like 'Madhumati, 'Devdas', 'Mughal-e-Azam', 'Ganga Jamuna', 'Ram Aur Shyam, 'Karma' and others.
Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

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Noted actor Jeetendra said he was a big fan of Dilip Kumarand felt honoured to be present at the book launch.
Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

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The event was hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and was attended by Bollywood personalities like Jeetendra, Vaijayanti Mala, Zeenat Aman, Danny Denzongpa, Javed Akhtar, Salim Khan, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Dharmendra, Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra, Subhash Gh
Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

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Aamir recited a poem penned by Prasoon Joshi and few actors came on stage to share their experiences about the veteran actor.
Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

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Along with Dilip Kumar's wife Saira Banu, the book launch was attended by a host of Bollywood celebrities in Mumbai.
Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

Big B, Aamir launch Dilip Kumar's biography

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Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan launched legendary actor Dilip Kumar's biography at a five-star hotel in Mumbai.