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Dilip Kumar, one of India’s earliest and most well-known movie actors, has died in Mumbai at the age of 98.
Dilip Kumar was admitted to Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital a final week after complaining of breathlessness. Dilip Kumar’s spouse Saira Banu was continuously by his facet on the hospital whereas he underwent therapy. On Wednesday morning, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray introduced that Dilip Kumar might be honored with a state funeral right this moment night: “Chief Minister Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has instructed that the funeral of veteran actor Dilip Kumar might be held in a state funeral,” learn a tweet from Uddhav Thackeray’s official deal with.
Earlier, Dilip Kumar’s loss of life announcement was adopted up by a tweet on his official account with the main points of the actor’s funeral. A tweet from the late actor’s Twitter account stated Dilip Kumar’s final rites might be held on the Juhu Cemetery on Wednesday night: “Burial right this moment at 5:00 PM. Juhu Qabrastan at Santacruz Mumbai,” learn the tweet.
A veritable legend, Kumar acted in additional than 65 movies over practically 5 a long time, enjoying roles that ranged from the long-lasting to the endearing.
He was admitted to the hospital on 30 June after he complained of breathlessness. He had been regularly unwell for months.
Kumar is survived by his spouse, Saira Banu, a Bollywood actress herself. The couple has no kids.
His burial will happen at 17:00 native time (11:30 GMT). Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray stated the funeral would occur with state honors.
Mr. Thackeray and a number of other Bollywood stars, together with Shah Rukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor, visited Kumar’s household to pay their condolences.
Actor | Director | Author, Producer
Born – December 10, 1922, in Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan
Dilip Kumar, unique identify Muhammad Yusuf Khan, (born December 11, 1922, Peshawar, British India [now in Pakistan]), one of many legendary actors of Bollywood. Along with his low-key, naturalistic performing fashion, he excelled in a variety of roles. Along with his performance, he was famous for his attractiveness, deep voice, and wonderful accent.
Kumar was born right into a Pashtun household of 12 kids. He moved to Bombay (now Mumbai) and commenced working in a British military canteen, the place he was observed by Devika Rani, a number one actress of the time, and her husband, Himanshu Rai, who employed him to behave for the Bombay Talkies, a movie firm they owned. Kumar made his performing debut with the movie Jwar bhata (1944), however, it was not till just a few years later that he had a box-office hit, with the movie Jugnu (1947). In 1949 he co-starred with Raj Kapoor in Mehboob Khan’s movie Andaz (“A Matter of Model”), which catapulted him to stardom.
As Kumar’s profession progressed, he performed a string of ill-fated characters in movies akin to Deedar (1951; “Assembly”), Daag (1952)—for which he acquired the primary of eight Filmfare Awards for the greatest actor—and Devdas (1955). His display screen persona acquired mournful overtones, and he was referred to as the “king of tragedy.” Finally, he opted for a brighter picture, enjoying swashbuckling heroes in such movies as Aan (1953; “Pleasure”), Azaad (1955; “Free”), Insaniyat (1955; “Humane”), and Kohinoor (1960). Within the blockbuster Mughal-e-Azam (1960), set within the sixteenth century, he performed Crown Prince Salim, son of the nice Mughal emperor Akbar. Kumar’s different memorable movies included Bimal Roy’s Madhumati (1958), Nitin Bose’s Gunga Jumna (1961), and Tapan Sinha’s Sagina (1974).
After a prolonged hiatus, Kumar made a comeback with Manoj Kumar’s movie Kranti (1981; “Revolution”). Thereafter he performed key roles in Subhash Ghai’s Vidhaata (1982), Karma (1986), and Saudagar (1991; “Service provider”). He was additionally famous for his efficiency in Ramesh Sippy’s Shakti (1982; “Power”). Kumar’s final movie was the household drama Qila (1998; “Fort”).
In 1994 Kumar acquired a Filmfare Award for lifetime achievement. The next yr he was given the Dadasaheb Phalke award, India’s highest award for cinematic excellence. In 1998 he was awarded the Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan’s highest civilian award, changing into the second Indian (after Morarji Desai) to obtain the honor. That very same yr he introduced his intention to retire from performing. From 2000 to 2006 he served as a member of the Rajya Sabha, the higher chamber of India’s bicameral parliament.
|1944||Jwar Bhata||Jagdish||Amiya Chakravarty|
|1947||Jugnu||Suraj||Shaukat Hussain Rizvi|
|1948||Ghar Ki Izzat||Chander||Ram Daryani|
|Mela||Mohan||S. U. Sunny|
|Anokha Pyar||Ashok||M. I. Dharamsey|
|Nadiya Ke Par||Chhote Kumar||Kishore Sahu|
|1950||Jogan||Vijay||Kidar Nath Sharma|
|1951||Hulchul||Kishore||S. Ok. Ojha|
|Tarana||Dr. Motilal||Ram Daryani|
|1952||Daag||Shankar||Amiya Chakravarty||Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Sangdil||Shankar||R. C. Talwar|
|Aan||Jai Tilak||Mehboob Khan|
|1953||Shikast||Dr. Ram Singh||Ramesh Saigal|
|1955||Devdas||Devdas||Bimal Roy||Filmfare Award for Best Actor|
|Azaad||Kumar / Azaad / Abdul Rahim Khan||S. M. Sriramulu Naidu||Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|Uran Khatola||Kashi||S. U. Sunny|
|Insaniyat||Mangal||S. S. Vasan|
|Naya Daur||Shankar||B. R. Chopra||Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1958||Yahudi||Prince Marcus||Bimal Roy|
|Madhumati||Anand / Deven||Bimal Roy||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1959||Paigham||Ratan Lal||S. S. Vasan||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1960||Kohinoor||Yuvraj Rana Devendra Pratap Bahadur / Kohinoor||S. U. Sunny||Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|Mughal-E-Azam||Prince Salim||K. Asif|
|1961||Gunga Jumna||Gungaram ‘Gunga’||Nitin Bose||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1964||Leader||Vijay Khanna||Ram Mukherjee||Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1966||Paari||Warden (cameo)||Jagannath Chatterjee||Bengali movie|
|Dil Diya Dard Liya||Shankar / Raja Sahib||Abdul Rashid Kardar / self||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1967||Ram Aur Shyam||Ram / Shyam (Double Role)||Tapi Chanakya||Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1968||Aadmi||Rajesh / Raja Sahib||A. Bhimsingh||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|Sunghursh||Kundan Prasad / Bajrangi||Harnam Singh Rawail||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|Sadhu Aur Shaitaan||Himself||A. Bhimsingh||Uncredited|
|1970||Sagina Mahato||Sagina Mahato||Tapan Sinha||Bengali movie|
|Gopi||Gopiram “Gopi”||A. Bhimsingh||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1972||Dastaan||Diwan Anil Kumar / Sunil Kumar / Judge Vishnu Sahay||B. R. Chopra|
|Anokha Milan||Warden||Jagannath Chatterjee||Cameo|
|1974||Sagina||Sagina Maheto||Tapan Sinha||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|Phir Kab Milogi||Teja Singh||Hrishikesh Mukherjee||Particular look|
|1976||Bairaag||Kailash / Bholenath “Bhola” / Sanjay||Asit Sen||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1982||Shakti||D.C.P. Ashwini Kumar||Ramesh Sippy||Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|Vidhaata||Shamsher Singh / Shobhraj||Subhash Ghai|
|1983||Mazdoor||Dinanath Saxena||Ravi Chopra|
|1984||Mashaal||Vinod Kumar||Yash Chopra||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|Duniya||Mohan Kumar||Ramesh Talwar|
|1986||Dharm Adhikari||Dharamraj||K. Raghavendra Rao|
|Karma||Jailor Vishwanath Pratap Singh / Rana / Dada Thakur||Subhash Ghai|
|1989||Kanoon Apna Apna||Collector Jagat Pratap Singh||B. Gopal|
|1990||Izzatdaar||Brahma Dutt||K. Bapaiah|
|1991||Saudagar||Thakur Veer Singh||Subhash Ghai||Nominated—Filmfare Award for Greatest Actor|
|1998||Qila||Judge Amarnath Singh / Jagannath Singh||Umesh Mehra|