Muhammad Yusuf Khan or better known as Dilip Kumar is one of the most iconic actors which the Hindi Film industry has ever had. Also termed as the ‘tragedy king’ of the Bollywood, Dilip kumar is celebrating his 94st birthday on Sunday.
One of the most versatile actors in Indian cinema, Dilip Kumar is currently hospitalized in Mumbai. The critically acclaimed Dilip portrayed multiple character roles with finesse and class in his long spanning career.
From romantic to comedy – Let’s have a look at evergreen Dilip Kumar’s top 5 films from different genre:
Andaaz explores the thin line between friendships and relationships through the masterful troika of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor and Nargis in Andaaz.
Based on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's blockbuster novel Devdas, the film explores Dilip Kumar's immersive rendering and profound understanding for Dev's deep-rooted ego, unrequited affections, alcohol-triggered breakdown and complete refusal to move on.
Naya Daur (1957)
The film revolves around the triumph of spirit saga involving tangas taking on machines; Dilip Kumar plays the challenge-accepting hero with characteristic grace, aplomb and conviction.
One of the most iconic films of Bollywood and K Asif's masterpiece, Mughal-E-Azam portrays a grand vision and resplendent construction in the Mughal era and Dilip Kumar's suave, subtle character Salim, which provided limelight to him.
Subhash Ghai’s Saudagar aims to be a larger-than-life film comprising two heavyweights of the industry- Dilip Kumar and Raaj Kumar - playing the proverbial friends turned foes.