Renowned Indian actor Dilip Kumar has died at the age of 98 in Mumbai. He has acted in more than 65 films in his five-decade long film journey.
He was recently admitted to the hospital with difficulty breathing. Kumar’s wife Saira Bano is also a Bollywood actress. They have no children. Kumar started his film career in 1994 with Jwar Bhata. But the guess that came out in 1949 made him famous.
Nargis and Raj Kapoor also starred in the commercially successful film, which later became a popular actor. He was born in December 1922 in Peshawar, Pakistan. He was born in Peshawar, now in Pakistan, and was named Yusuf Khan.
Like some of his Muslim colleagues, he was given the Hindu name Dilip Kumar when he entered the Hindi film industry. Lord Meghnath Desai, who wrote Kumar biography, has compared him to famous Hollywood actor Marlon Brando or Marcello Mastroyanni of Italy.
Dilip Kumar was one of the best actors in Indian cinema. There are other famous actors than him but there is no more skilled actor than him. He was one of the greatest ‘tragic’ actors of his time but he was also successful in comedy, ”he said. He had garnered many fans from successful films like Mela, Naya Daur, Ganga Jamuna, Devdas and Mughal-e-Azam.