Dilip Kumar

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Birthday
11, 1922
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1922 (age 95)
Birthplace
India

About

As one of Bollywood's greatest actors, he starred in over sixty films over six decades. He received the first Filmfare Award for Best Actor in 1954 for his role as Shankar in the film Daag.

Before Fame

He started out running a cafeteria, where he was spotted in the early 1940s by actress Devika Rani.

Trivia

He appeared in films opposite renowned actress Vyjayanthimala so often that rumors surfaced that they were romantically linked.

Family Life

He married actress and dancer Saira Banu.

Associated With

He won his second Filmfare Award for Best Actor after starring alongside Meena Kumari in the 1955 film Azaad.