Dilip Kumar: News
Mohammed Yusuf Khan, popularly known by his stage name Dilip Kumar, was an Indian actor and film producer who predominantly worked in the Hindi film industry. Considered as the ‘The First Khan’ of Bollywood, Kumar is often referred to as the ‘Tragedy King’ for his portrayal of serious characters. He is considered to be one of the most successful film stars in Bollywood and is known for bringing out the technique of method acting to cinema. In a career spanning over five decades, Kumar is the recipient of several accolades including a Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, and Nishan-e-Imtiaz. He also holds the record of winning the maximum number of Filmfare Award for Best Actor. In 1944, he made his Hindi film debut with the Indian drama film ‘Jwar Bhata.’ His first box office success came with the 1947 film ‘Jugnu.’ Following this, Kumar went on to appear in several successful films like ‘Andaz,’ ‘Daag,’ ‘Devdas,’ ‘Naya Daur,’ ‘Madhumati,’ ‘Mughal-E-Azam,’ and ‘Aan,’ among several others. His last on-screen appearance came with the 1998 film ‘Qila.’ In 1966, he married actress Saira Banu. Kumar passed away in 2021 due to prolonged illness.
11 Dec 2022Bollywood Films
There will never be anyone like the Tragedy King, Dilip Kumar!
19 Jul 2022Imtiaz Ali
A biopic on the life of legendary yesteryear actor Madhubala is going into production soon.
11 Jan 2022Bollywood
Bollywood has produced many musical gems that need to be preserved.
28 Jul 2021Naseeruddin Shah
While writing an op-ed piece on Dilip Kumar, Naseeruddin Shah had focused "on his contribution while he lived," "instead of lamenting his passing."
12 Jul 2021Shah Rukh Khan
Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's production house and actor Madhuri Dixit-Nene on Monday marked 19 years of their magnum opus Devdas and paid tributes to screen icon Dilip Kumar who had starred in the 1955 classic of the same name.
08 Jul 2021Urmila Matondkar
Actor-politician Urmila Matondkar has hit out at BJP politician Arun Yadav after he claimed that screen icon Dilip Kumar, who passed away on Wednesday, used a Hindu name to earn money as an actor.
07 Jul 2021Mumbai
Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away this morning at a Mumbai hospital, enveloping the entire country into a state of tragedy.
07 Jul 2021Akshay Kumar
Mourning the death of screen icon Dilip Kumar, many film personalities, including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Manoj Bajpayee, and Chiranjeevi, said the actor's passing away at the age of 98 on Wednesday was the end of an era for the Indian cinema.
07 Jul 2021Saira Banu
If there's one thing that defined Dilip Kumar, apart from his powerful filmography, it's his marriage with Saira Banu.
07 Jul 2021Saira Banu
Film legend Dilip Kumar took his last breath today morning at a hospital in Mumbai.
07 Jun 2021Saira Banu
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is currently "on oxygen support, not on ventilator," his doctors have confirmed.
06 Jun 2021Twitter
Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar has been admitted to a hospital on Sunday morning after suffering from "episodes of breathlessness."
08 May 2021Bollywood
Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government has begun taking formal custody of the ancestral homes of legendary Bollywood personalities Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar.
02 May 2021Saira Banu
Legendary Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to the hospital a couple of days back as some of his health parameters were not up to the mark.
13 Feb 2021Peshawar
Dilip Kumar's nephew in Pakistan, Fuad Ishaque on Friday claimed to have with him the proper and legal power of attorney of Kumar's prime property in Peshawar.
08 Feb 2021Peshawar
Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government and owners of the ancestral houses of legendary Bollywood actors Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor have been urged to reach a settlement over the rate fixed for purchase of the two buildings for converting them into museums.
21 Aug 2020India
Aslam Khan, the younger brother of legendary actor Dilip Kumar, passed away on Friday morning at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 88.
16 Aug 2020India
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar's (aka Muhammad Yusuf Khan) younger brothers, Ehsaan Khan and Aslam Khan, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
26 Mar 2020Bollywood
Veteran actor Nimmi, popular for her roles in Hindi movies in the 1950s and 60s, passed away on Wednesday. She was 88 years old.
17 Mar 2020India
With the deadly coronavirus outbreak engulfing the world, veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar has been kept in self-imposed isolation, as a precautionary measure against the contagious infection.
19 Aug 2019Padma Bhushan
Renowned music composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam, who is known for his work in Kabhi Kabhie, Umrao Jaan etc., passed away today in Mumbai. He was 92.
29 Oct 2018Celebrity
Given his age, a lot of Dilip Kumar's fans understandably worry about his health. In fact, it was recently reported that the veteran actor has been once again diagnosed with pneumonia.
10 Oct 2018Mumbai
Screen legend Dilip Kumar, who has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai, is responding to the treatment and will be soon discharged.
08 Oct 2018Mumbai
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to a hospital again in Mumbai on Sunday.
13 Sep 2018Ayushmann Khurrana
Undoubtedly, Ayushmann Khurrana has managed to carve a niche for himself in the industry, without any godfather.
09 Sep 2018Mumbai
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai due to a chest infection, has shown "lots of improvement" and is currently doing fine.
07 Sep 2018Mumbai
For today's generation, typewriter is probably just a word, but for this Mumbai man, it's his favorite pet.
06 Sep 2018Mumbai
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati hospital in Mumbai due to a chest infection, has been diagnosed with mild pneumonia, his wife Saira Banu said today.
28 May 2018Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan believes he is not a natural actor and unlike others, he has to put an extra effort to reach the perfect pitch.
23 Mar 2018Bollywood
Famous child star of the yesteryears, Daisy Irani, has revealed more than 60 years later that she was raped during a shoot when she was six.
09 Sep 2017India
Come November, Shah Rukh Khan turns 52, in December Salman Khan will be 51, Aamir Khan is 52 and today Rajiv Bhatia, popularly known as 'Akshay Kumar', turns 50.
10 Aug 2017Mumbai
There is great news for shopaholics! Maharashtra government passed Shops and Establishment Bill that allows malls/shops/hotels etc to remain open 24X7.
06 Aug 2017Celebrity
Dilip Kumar who has been suffering from urinary infection is now recovering but would be kept under observation in ICU for the next 2-3 days.
04 Aug 2017Celebrity
Legendary actor Dilip Kumar who had been admitted to Bandra's Lilavati Hospital on August 2 suffering dehydration and urinary infection, now remains critical.
04 Aug 2017Mumbai
Police arrested singer Yash Wadali after a woman complained that Wadali caught hold of her by her shirt collar, pushed her and lashed out abuses at her.
03 Aug 2017Mumbai
Following restrictions on height of human pyramids and barring minors to participate in Dahi Handi festivals, petitioner Swati Patil told SC that human injuries during festival have significantly reduced since 2014.