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Dilip Kumar
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Dilip Kumar at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of CINTAA Tower in 2011.
Born
Muhammad Yusuf Khan

(1922-12-11)11 December 1922
Died 7 July 2021(2021-07-07) (aged 98)
Cause of death Prostate cancer
Nationality Indian
Other names Dilip Kumar, First Khan, Tragedy King
Citizenship Indian
Occupation Actor, producer, writer
Notable work
  • Jugnu (1947)
  • Andaz (1949)
  • Deedar (1951)
  • Aan (1952)
  • Devdas (1955)
  • Naya Daur (1957)
  • Madhumati (1958)
  • Paigham (1959)
  • Mughal-e-Azam (1960)
  • Gunga Jumna (1961)
  • Ram Aur Shyam (1967)
  • Kranti (1981)
  • Shakti (1982)
  • Vidhaata (1982)
  • Mashaal (1984)
  • Karma (1986)
  • Kanoon Apna Apna (1989)
  • Saudagar (1991)
Spouse(s) Saira Banu (m. 1966)
Asma Sahiba (1979–1982)
Relatives Nasir Khan (brother)
Ayub Khan (nephew)
Awards 8 Filmfare Award for Best Actor 1 BFJA Award for Best Actor
Honours
Signature
Dilip Kumar's signature

Dilip Kumar (born Muhammad Yusuf Khan; 11 December 1922 – 7 July 2021) was an Indian movie actor. He was well known in the Indian cinema industry. He worked in many movies along with fellow Indian actor Pran. His career has lasted for almost 60 years. He was known for his role as King Dilip Dilip in the Indian classic Tragedy King.

He held the Guinness World Record for winning the maximum number of awards by an Indian actor.

Kumar was born Muhammad Yusuf Khan on 11 December 1922 in Peshawar, British India, now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Kumar died on 7 July 2021 in Mumbai from prostate cancer at the age of 98.

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