Dilip Kumar Age, Height, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Biography and more

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Dilip Kumar did not need any introduction, He was a great and legendary actor and film producer of the century and has worked in many superhit films like Devdas and Mughal e Azam. Unfortunately, we lost this legend on 7 July, 2021 and in memory of him we dedicate this article to the great and legendary actor Dilip Kumar. He says goodbye to the world at the age of 98 years.

Dilip Kumar was born on 11 December 1992 in an Islamic family. He was from a rich family; his father was a landlord and fruit merchant. At the age of 18, he left home and came to Pune. After 3 years of doing a job in Pune Dilip Kumar got his first film role and this was just the beginning, after that Dilip Kumar went on doing films one after the other and went on climbing the stairs of success. At the time of his death his Net Worth was 627 crore rupees.

Full / Real Name

Mohammad Yusuf Khan

Screen Name

Dilip Kumar

Profession

Actor, Film Producer and Politician

Marital Status (at the time of death)

Married

Wife

•Saira Banu (1966-till his death)

•Asma Rahman (1980-1982) (Second Wife)

Children

Didn’t Have

Fans / Followers

Around 6,18,000 (Twitter Followers)

Girlfriend / Affairs

  • Kamini Kaushal (Former Actor)
  • Late Madhubala (Former Actor) (Ex-Fiancé)
  • Vyjayanthimala (Former Actor) (Rumoured)
  • Asma Rahman (Pakistani Girl)
  • Saira Banu (Former Actor)

Morphology (Physical Appearance)

Dilip Kumar Age, Height, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Biography and more

Dilip Kumar Physical Appearance

Weight

Kilograms – 66Kg

Pounds – 146lbs

Height

Feet – 5 Feet 6 Inches

Meters – 1.75 meters

Centimetres – 175cm

Eye Color

Black

Hair Colour

Slat and Paper

Social Media Accounts

Instagram

N/A

Facebook

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Twitter

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YouTube

N/A

Personal Life of Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar was born on 11 December 1992 in an Islamic family. He was completed his schooling from Barnes School in Deolali, Nashik, Mumbai and Anjuman e Islam Urdu School, CST, Mumbai. Dilip Kumar completed his graduation from Guru Nanak Khalsa College.

After an argument with his father Dilip Kumar leaves his home and comes to Pune, Maharashtra. He worked on a stall for 3 years in Pune, Maharashtra. After that Dilip Kumar met with Devika Rani and his husband Himanshu Rai. They find something different in Dilip Kumar. So, they offered a film to Dilip Kumar. At the behest of Devika Rani, he changed his name from Mohammad Yusuf Khan to Dilip Kumar.

Date of Birth

11 December 1922

Age

98 (at the time of death)

Death Cause

Prolonged Illness

Birth Place

Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India

Place of Death

Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai

Zodiac Sign

Sagittarius

Nationality

Indian

Religion

Islam

Caste

Pathan

Address

34/B, Palli Hill, Nargis Dutt Road, Bandra West, Mumbai – 400050

Hometown

Bombay (Mumbai)

School

•Barnes School in Deolali, Nashik, Mumbai

•Anjuman e Islam Urdu School, CST, Mumbai

University or College Name

Guru Nanak Khalsa College

Last Qualification

Graduated

Debut

•Debut as Actor : Jwar Bhata (1944)

Debut as Producer : Ganga Jamuna (1961)

Last Film

Qilla (1998)

Food Habits

Non-Vegetarian

Interest & Hobbies

Playing Many Sports Games like Cricket, Football, Badminton

Net Worth

627 Crores (at the time of death)

Family

Father

Lala Ghulam Sarwar

Mother

Ayesha Begum

Sister

•Fauzia Khan

•Sakina Khan

•Taj Khan

•Farida Khan

•Saeeda Khan

•Akhtar Asif

Brother

•Nasir Khan

•Ehsan Khan

•Aslam Khan

•Noor Mohammed

•Ayub Sarwar

Career Path

Dilip Kumar was born in a rich family. His father was a landlord and fruit merchant. But at the age of 18 he left his home and came to Pune, Maharashtra. He worked 3 years on a sandwich stall in Pune, Maharashtra. He got his first film ‘Jwar Bhata’ by Devika Rani.

Dilip Kumar was such a great actor that is why he became the first actor who charged 1 lac per film in the 1900s. He worked in many superhit, blockbuster and evergreen bollywood movies. Like Devdas, Mughal e Azam and many more. Dilip Kumar’s Awards list is also huge; you can find some below.

Awards and Honors

  • In 1954, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Daag’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1956, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Azaad’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1957, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Devdas’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1958, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Naya Daur’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1956, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Azaad’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1961, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Kohinoor’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1962, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Ganga Jamuna’ from Bengal Film Journalists.
  • In 1965, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Leader’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1968, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Ram aur Shyam’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1971, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Sagina Mahato’ from Bengal Film Journalists.
  • He was appointed as a Sheriff of Bombay for the period of 1979-1982.
  • In 1983, he won the best actor award for the film ‘Sakti’ from Filmfare.
  • In 1991, he was honored with Padma Bhushan for his contribution in Indian Cinema.
  • In 1994, he got the award from Dadasaheb Phalke Awards.
  • In 1998, He was honored by the Government of Pakistan with the Nishan e Imtiaz (Order of Excellence).
  • In 2001, he got the Lifetime Achievement award from the Bombay International Film Festival.
  • In 2004, Film Producer Guild Awards Awarded for his outstanding contribution to Indian Cinema.
  • In 2004, International Indian Film Academy Awarded for his outstanding achievement in Indian Cinema.
  • In 2008, he got lifetime achievement award from former Indian President Mrs. Pratibha Patil.
  • In 2009, he got the Lifetime Achievement award from the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year.
  • In 2015, he was honored with Padma Vibhushan for his contributions in Indian Cinema.

Also, He has the Guinness World record of getting awarded maximum times by the Filmfare for the Best Actor.

Favorite & Beloved Things

Favourite Food

Stir Fried Vegetables and Omelette

Favourite Cuisine

Indian

Favourite Actor

Paul Mooney, Spencer Tracy, Ashok Kumar

Favourite Actress

Meena Kumari, Nalini Jaywant

Favourite Sports Game

Cricket and Football

Favourite Magazine

‘Theatre Arts’ and ‘Sight and Sound’

Favourite Color

Black

Luxury Lifestyle

Car Collection

Red Mercedes

Bike Collection

N/A

About Him Facts

  • Dilip Kumar used to smoke.
  • Dilip Kumar’s father was a landlord and fruit merchant.
  • He left his home at the age of 18 due to an argument with his father.
  • After he left his home, he started a dry fruits and Sandwich stall in Pune, Maharashtra.
  • After 3 years of Leaving Home, The great actress Devika Rani and his Husband Himanshu Rai Spotted Dilip Kumar. They find something different in him. So, they offered him lead role in ‘Jwar bhata’
  • His First film was a failure but after three year of his Flop film he got success with the film ‘Jugnu’.
  • After that, Dilip also does the job of scriptwriter in Bombay Talkies.
  • 1948 was a great year for him because he appeared in two superhit Bollywood films this year, ‘Mela’ and ‘Andaz’.
  • In the 1950s, he became the first actor to charge 1 lakh rupees per film.
  • Aan (1952)’ was the first coloured film of Dilip Saheb.
  • He does a Villain role for the first time in ‘Amar’ film.

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