The most iconic tragedy king, the king of emotions, grace of the Indian silver screen, arguably a great film actor, producer & director, is none other than “the one and only” famous Indian actor, Dilip Kumar. He was born in Peshawar (Pakistan) in a Muslim Pathan family and named as Yusuf Khan.
An astonishing actor, Dilip Kumar who took an entry by Jawar Bhatta in 1944, played unforgettable personified roles in a variety of movies like a mega sober role in Daag, passionate in Andaz, with the swaggering Aan, highly emotional tragic roles in Devdas, Deedar, Amer & Madhumati, comedy roles in Azaad & Kohinoor. Films like Mughal-e-Azam (1960) and Ganga Jamuna (1961) Jugnu (1947) Kranti (1981) Karma (1986) and many others made him the king of hearts.
In 1966, Dilip Kumar was married to the queen of beauty “Saira Bano”. Every person in the Indian film industry from then to now is inspired by Dilip Kumar.
Top ten best Bollywood movies of famous Indian actor Dilip Kumar are:
- # 10 … Aan
- # 9 … Andaz
- # 8 … Vidhaata
- # 7… Devdas
- # 6 … Madhumati
- # 5 … Shakti
- # 4 … Naya Daur
- # 3 … Ganga Jamuna
- # 2… Kranti
- # 1 … Mughal E Azam
Majority of Indian cinema viewers still believe that Dilip Kumar is the ultimate best actor from Indian silver screen. List of his fans includes names like Amitabh Bachchan who is a legend himself.