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Dilip Kumar: Remembering 5 of his classics

From his real-life amour to his on-screen elegance, it’s all fresh in our minds. Here’s a list of 5 of his best performances.


Dilip Kumar – The label stimulates a myriad of impressions and every single one is iconic.

From his naughty smile that rejoices in poking fun at his leading lady to the twinges of pain in bearing with the turmoils of his broken heart to his striding pranks that could break the mightiest of terrors, the visuals are infinite.

Here’s celebrating 5 of his glorious movies.

Devdas (1955)

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This was deemed as one of the best performances by the “Tragedy King” Dilip Sahab. The mere illustration of Devdas, gone depressed in love after his detachment from his ladylove Paro, his sluggish addiction towards liquor and his craving to seek redress at Chandramukhi’s darbar. Devdas is and will always be Dilipji’s outstanding and splendiferous act.

Naya Daur (1957)

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Based on the post-independence industrialization issue, Naya Daur was an extremely praised film starring Dilip Kumar opposite Vyjayanthimala. Dilip Kumar as the striving for survival, tangawala, did absolute justice to the role. The movie was even re-released in colour in the year 2007.

Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

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The ode and distinctive tale on historic events, Salim portrayed by Dilipji, who is the Indian dignity and a warrior none can defeat, loves his lady Anarkali, and is even set to go against his father, made Dilipji reprise the role of Salim. Mughal-E-Azam by K.Asif is one of the best films of Indian Cinema that is remembered by one and all.

Ram Aur Shyam (1967)

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The portrayal of twins in Ram Aur Shyam after prevailing inspiration by Alexandre Damus’s The Corsican Brothers lent way to several stimulated remakes in Bollywood. The movie was fun and with Dilip Kumar playing a double role, the sheer delight to the fans was awesome.

Sangharsh (1968)

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Portraying such roles had been Dilip Kumar’s speciality and with Sangharsh, Dilip Sahab, who was a megastar by then, carried forward his bequest. Beautifully enacting the thug community of rural India, the movie was one of its kind and Dilip Ji bagged many awards for this film.