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.


12 Feb 2024

Saira Banu

Saira Banu remembers Dilip Kumar-Pran's friendship on latter's birth anniversary

Veteran actor Saira Banu is known for her strong Instagram game. From sharing various Bollywood trivia to expressing her love for Dilip Kumar, the actor has been winning hearts on social media.

08 Feb 2024

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day: Revisit evergreen love tales in Hindi cinema

Bollywood romantic movies have everything you need to feel love!

11 Dec 2023


Saira Banu pens note on Dilip Kumar's 101st birth anniversary

Dilip Kumar is considered to be a pillar in Bollywood and on the legend's 101st birth anniversary, actor-wife Saira Banu shared a touching tribute on Instagram, showcasing cherished moments with the late Bollywood icon.

11 Dec 2023

Saira Banu

'Sagina Mahato' to 'Gopi': Dilip Kumar's films with Saira Banu

"Tragedy King" Dilip Kumar would have turned 101 on Monday.

11 Oct 2023

Saira Banu

Saira Banu remembers 'Kohinoor' Dilip Kumar on 57th wedding anniversary

Saira Banu, the iconic actor and wife of the late actor Dilip Kumar, recently opened up about their life together on what would have been their 57th wedding anniversary.

30 Aug 2023

Bollywood Life

#RakshaBandhan: Saira Banu reminisces Dilip Kumar-Lata Mangeshkar's Rakhi memories

Saira Banu, a renowned Bollywood actor, actively shares heartwarming memories on Instagram, particularly about her late husband-actor Dilip Kumar and their life together.

25 Aug 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

Rajesh Khanna, SRK: No National Awards for celebrated artists

The National Film Awards celebrate the crème de la crème of Indian cinema and are regarded as India's top honor in cinematic excellence since films from across the nation are felicitated by the jury.

07 Jul 2023

Saira Banu

Saira Banu debuts on Instagram on Dilip Kumar's death anniversary

Social media presence is the way of life in today's world. After Zeenat Aman, veteran actor Saira Banu joined Instagram on Friday.

04 Jun 2023

Naseeruddin Shah

'Find no value in trophies': Naseeruddin Shah confirms repurposing awards

Naseeruddin Shah is undoubtedly an exceptional actor.

24 Feb 2023


6 times Naseeruddin Shah's comments stirred controversies

Naseeruddin Shah is one of the most seasoned actors in the Hindi film industry of all time. However, he has also been controversy's favorite child, thanks to some of his comments.

11 Dec 2022

Bollywood Films

Revisiting Dilip Kumar's iconic films on his 100th birth anniversary

There will never be anyone like the Tragedy King, Dilip Kumar!

19 Jul 2022

Imtiaz Ali

Confirmed! Biopic on Madhubala scheduled to be made next year

A biopic on the life of legendary yesteryear actor Madhubala is going into production soon.

28 Jul 2021

Naseeruddin Shah

Naseeruddin Shah defends comment on Dilip Kumar's 'contribution' to cinema

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 2021

Shah Rukh Khan

'Devdas' team celebrates 19th anniversary, pays tribute to Dilip Kumar

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 2021

Urmila Matondkar

Urmila Matondkar slams BJP leader for remarks on Dilip Kumar

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 2021


Dilip Kumar, wrapped in Tricolor, laid to rest in Mumbai

Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar passed away this morning at a Mumbai hospital, enveloping the entire country into a state of tragedy.

07 Jul 2021

Akshay Kumar

'End of an era': Film personalities mourn Dilip Kumar's demise

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 2021

Saira Banu

Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu's story defines what 'love' is

If there's one thing that defined Dilip Kumar, apart from his powerful filmography, it's his marriage with Saira Banu.

07 Jul 2021

Saira Banu

Dilip Kumar passes away after prolonged illness. Rest in Peace!

Film legend Dilip Kumar took his last breath today morning at a hospital in Mumbai.

06 Jul 2021


Dilip Kumar's health is improving: Saira Banu

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital in Mumbai, has shown improvement in his health, his wife Saira Banu said late on Monday night.

07 Jun 2021

Saira Banu

Dilip Kumar is currently 'on oxygen support, not on ventilator'

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is currently "on oxygen support, not on ventilator," his doctors have confirmed.

06 Jun 2021


Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to breathlessness, Saira Banu seeks prayers

Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar has been admitted to a hospital on Sunday morning after suffering from "episodes of breathlessness."

08 May 2021


Pakistan to turn Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor's havelis into museums

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 2021

Saira Banu

Dilip Kumar discharged from hospital, Saira Banu assures 'he's fine'

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 2021


Dilip Kumar was keen to gift Pakistan ancestral property: Nephew

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 2021


Owners, authorities urged to end stalemate over legendary actors' houses

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.

29 Sep 2020


Now, Amazon lets you pay with your palm

Amazon is building on its physical retail ambitions with an innovative new technology that lets you pay with nothing but the palm of your hand.

21 Aug 2020


Dilip Kumar's brother Aslam Khan dies, had contracted COVID-19

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 2020


Dilip Kumar's brothers test positive for COVID-19, hospitalized

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar's (aka Muhammad Yusuf Khan) younger brothers, Ehsaan Khan and Aslam Khan, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

17 Mar 2020


Leave nothing to chance: Dilip Kumar is in isolation

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 2019

Padma Bhushan

Veteran music composer Khayyam passes away due to lung infection

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 2018


Saira Banu dismisses reports of Dilip Kumar suffering from pneumonia

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 2018


Dilip Kumar responding to treatment, could be discharged tomorrow: Family

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 2018


Veteran actor Dilip Kumar admitted to hospital in Mumbai

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to a hospital again in Mumbai on Sunday.

13 Sep 2018

Ayushmann Khurrana

When Ayushmann was asked to show his c*ck in audition

Undoubtedly, Ayushmann Khurrana has managed to carve a niche for himself in the industry, without any godfather.

09 Sep 2018


Dilip Kumar still in ICU, showing signs of improvement

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.

06 Sep 2018


Veteran actor Dilip Kumar diagnosed with pneumonia

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.

05 Sep 2018


Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection

On Wednesday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after he complained of difficulty in breathing.

28 May 2018

Aamir Khan

Have to put extra effort to reach perfect performance: Aamir

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 2018


Daisy Irani, child-star of the 1950s, was raped at 6

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.

10 Aug 2017


Maharashtra govt passes bill enabling malls to stay open 24x7

There is great news for shopaholics! Maharashtra government passed Shops and Establishment Bill that allows malls/shops/hotels etc to remain open 24X7.

04 Aug 2017


Dilip Kumar's health deteriorates, actor put on ventilator

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 2017


Mumbai: Bollywood singer Yash Wadali booked for molestation

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 2017


Mumbai: Dahi handi injuries drop by 78% after imposing restrictions

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.

09 Jul 2017


Veteran actor Sumita Sanyal of 'Anand' fame dies

Veteran actress Sumita Sanyal, Amitabh Bachchan's lady love in 'Anand' (1971), passed away. She was 71.

15 Aug 2016


Indian cinema today: In numbers

43% of the net box office revenue was amassed by the Hindi film industry (Bollywood) as of 2014.