Published on: July 13, 2021


PERSONS IN NEWS: DILLIP KUMAR What is in news : Bollywood Legend Dillip Kumar passed away recently About :

Dilip Kumar

  • Born in the Qissa Khawani Bazaar area of Peshawar (present day Pakistan) to Ayesha Begum and Lala Ghulam Sarwar Khan.
  • Debuted in films with 1944’s Jwar Bhata, but the film and his work did not garner much attention. It was with 1947’s Jugnu, also starring Noor Jehan, that he clinched his first box office hit
  • In 1949, he starred in Andaz with Raj Kapoor and Nargis, and it was that film that made Dilip Kumar a big star.
  • First actor to win the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in 1954, and won it a total of 8 times. He and Shah Rukh Khan jointly hold the record for most Filmfare trophies.
  • Listed in the Guinness World Records for winning the maximum number of awards by an Indian actor.
  • Credited as the first method actor in India
  • Was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015