As per Hospital sources, the Legendary actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a city hospital with complaints of breathlessness as a “precautionary measure”, he was taken to the suburban Khar-based Hinduja Hospital which is a non-COVID-19 facility and was admitted to the medical facility yesterday and is doing fine. So let’s recall his top blockbuster movies.
1. Uran Khatola
This film was released in the year of 1955. The star cast of this film was Dilip Kumar, Nimmi, Jeevan and Tun Tun. In this film, a man’s plane crashes in a city that is ruled by women. Dilip Falls in love with a farm girl (Nimmi) who saves him. The queen of the city (Tun Tun) also falls in love with Dilip but later realises that he does not love her.
This film was released in the year of 1951. Deedar is a black and white film directed by Nitin Bose. The star cast of this film was Dilip Kumar, Nargis and Nimmi. In this movie, a young couple is separated by the girl’s father, and the boy goes blind in an accident. The film was a romantic melodrama movie.
This movie was released in the year of 1955. It was directed by Bimal Roy. The film was based on the Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novel, Devdas. In this movie, Devdas’s (Dilip Kumar) father censures his relationship with his childhood beloved Paro. Later, she gets married to a rich person. Devdas drowns his anguish in alcohol after getting devastated by the turn of events.
Madhumati was released in the year of 1958. This movie was produced and directed by Bimal Roy. The star cast of this movie was Dilip Kumar and Vyjayantimala. In the film, Devendra (Dilip Kumar) takes shelter in a mansion when a landslide blocks his route to the railway station. He finds the mansion soon and learns about the story of his previous birth.
5. Naya Daur
Naya Daur was released in the year of 1957. The star cast of this film was Dilip Kumar, Vyjayantimala, Ajit and Jeevan. In this movie, a man brings turmoil to a peaceful village by disturbing the livelihood of the local farmers and workers. He does this by introducing new machinery in an attempt to make quick profits.
6. Ram Aur Shyam
Ram Aur Shyam was released in the year of 1996. It was directed by Tapi Chanakya. It stars Dilip Kumar, Pran, Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz, Nirupa Roy. In the film, Ram (Dilip) and Shyam (Pran) look very much alike yet are completely different in temperament and outlook. Ram is a quiet person while Shyam is lively, full of fun, and lives in constant fear of his wealth.
7. Ganga Jumna
Ganga Jumna was released in the year of 1961. It was directed by Nitin Bose. The film stars in this film was Dilip Kumar and Vyjayantimala. In this movie, after Ganga (Vyjayantimala) and Jumna’s (Dilip) mother passes away, Ganga works for her ex-employer while Jumna hoes to the city to become a police officer. Jumna’s first assignment involves confronting his convict brother.
This film was released in 1981. Kranti was directed by Manoj Kumar. The star cast of the film was Manoj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Hema Malini. In the film, Sanga, a devout employee of Raja Laxman Singh, is falsely accused of killing him. He escapes prison and forms a group of revolutionaries with the sole aim of driving the British out of India.
This film was released in the year of 1960. To date, it is very popular. It was directed by k Asif. It stars Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, Durga Khote. In this film, Salim (Dilip Kumar), an emperor’s (Prithviraj Kapoor) son, falls in love with a beautiful courtesan (Madhubala). He is determined to be with her, even if it means waging a hopeless war against his father.
This film was released in the year of 1949. It was directed by Bibhuti Mitra. The film stars Dilip Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, Jeevan, Shyama. In this movie, Shanti (Kamini Kaushal) and Manoj (Dilip Kumar), refugees of the 1942 Rangoon War, fall in love while on the way to Bengal. While Manoj is wooed by a gipsy girl (Shyama), a landlord is smitten by Shanti, thus leading to misunderstanding.