Dilip Kumar Turns 89!

By First Posted: Dec 11, 2011 Sun 2:00 PM Updated: Dec 11, 2011 Sun 2:07 PM

Memsaab.com wishes Dilip Kumar a very Happy Birthday on turning 89.  One of the greatest actors in Bollywood he started his career in 1944 which spanned five decades and over 60 films.

Dilip Kumar was the first actor to receive Filmfare's Best Actor Award and holds the record of 8 wins as the most number of Filmfare Awards on that category along with Shahrukh Khan. Some of his memorable movies are: Andaz (1949), the swashbuckling Aan (1952), the dramatic Devdas (1955), the comical Azaad (1955), the historical Mughal-e-Azam (1960) and the social Ganga Jamuna (1961). Kranti (1981), Shakti (1982), Karma (1986) and Saudagar (1991).

In 1998, he appeared in his last film "Qila". He was honoured "Padma Bhushan" in 1991 and the "Dadasaheb Phalke Award" in 1994 for his contributions to Hindi cinema.

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