Welcome to Humor Nation. Muhammad Yousuf Khan is professionally known as Dilip Kumar and he was born on 11 December 1922, turned 97 today. Dilip is also known as “The Tragedy King” and “The First Khan” of the Bollywood industry. He debuted his carrier in acting from the movie Jwar Bhata (1944), produced by Bombay Talkies. Critics have acclaimed Dilip as one of the greatest actors in the history of Indian cinema and he has won nine Filmfare Awards and is the first recipient of the Filmfare Best Actor Award (1954).
So Let’s take a look at the top 5 movies of the actor Dilip Kumar.
1. Mughal-E -Azam
Mughal-E-Azam is an epic Indian historical drama movie directed by K. Asif. Dilip Kumar and Madhubala were in lead roles. Dilip Kumar’s performance in the same is a memorable one and part of brilliant performances, movie dialogues also touched millions of hearts.
Devdas’ movie was based on Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s novel “Devdas”. Dilip Kumar, Suchitra Sen, Vyjayanthimala were in the lead role among other legendary artists. This movie was a huge hit of that time and got lots of love from people.
3. Ganga Jamuna
Ganga and Jamuna’s movie was directed by director Nitin Bose. Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala was in the lead role along with Nasir Khan and Aruna Irani. This movie was the big hit of that time and got lots of love from the audience and the movie also got Filmfare award for best dialogue, best actress, best cinematography, and also Certificate of Merit for Second Best Feature Film in Hindi.
4. Ram Aur Shyam
Ram Aur Shyam movie was produced by Dilip Kumar and was a hit of that time. The story touched millions of hearts and his performance in the same was loved by the audience. Along with Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz, Pran were the actors in this movie.
5. Naya Daur
Naya Daur’s movie was directed by Baldev Raj Chopra and was released on 15 August 1957. Its a sports drama film co-starring Dilip Kumar Ajit, Jeevan, and Vyjayanthimala. This movie got the Filmfare Awards for Best Story, Best Music Director, and for Best Actor and was the huge hit of that time.