|Date of Birth||11 December 1922|
|Full Name||Muhammad Yusuf Khan|
|Date of Death||July 7, 2021|
|Place of Death||Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai|
|Cause of Death||Died due to prolonged illness|
|Birthplace||Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters)|
|Weight||66 KG (146 lbs)|
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
Mohammed Yusuf Khan is professionally known by his stage name Dilip Kumar. He was an Indian actor and film producer who worked in Hindi cinema. He was born on 11th December 1922 and died on 7th July 2021.
The veteran actor is no more, but still, he is referred to as the ‘Tragedy King’. He is known for his best portrayals of serious roles. He is also known as the ‘The First Khan’ and is known as the most successful actor.
During his prolific career, Yusuf Khan aka Dilip Kumar won the most wins for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. He won the eight Filmfare Awards.
Dilip Kumar is known for his performance in the film named ‘Izatdaar’ which was released in the year 1990. In the film, he acted alongside Govinda Ahuja.
During his career of more than five decades, Kumar has worked in more than 65 films in various roles. He made his debut as an actor in the movie Jwar Bhata (1944), produced by Mumbai Talkies.
After a series of unsuccessful enterprises, he had his first successful box office at Jugnu (1947).
However, Kumar worked on many acting projects and got much acclaim from the viewers.
Dilip Kumar won 8 Filmfare Awards and many others on the list. Also, Kumar earned many nominations and huge plaudits from the audience globally.
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Dilip Kumar Education
School: Barnes School, Deolali, Nashik district, Maharashtra
Dilip Kumar Career
Known For: Actor
Net Worth: $65 million
Family & Relatives
Father: Lala Ghulam Sarwar (landlord and fruit merchant)
Mother: Ayesha Begum
Brother: Nasir Khan (younger, Film Actor), Ehsan Khan, Aslam Khan, Noor Mohammed, Ayub Sarwar
Sister: Fauzia Khan, Sakina Khan, Taj Khan, Farida Khan, Saeeda Khan, Akhtar Asif
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Saira Banu
- Kamini Kaushal, Former Indian Film Actress
- Madhubala, Former Indian Film Actress
- Saira Banu, Former Indian Film Actress
- Asma Rehman
Dilip Kumar Favorites
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite Sport: Cricketh