Dilip Kumar: Age,Biography,Career,Height,Weight and Affairs


Here in this article, you are going to know much more detail about the Name which was never shown or revealed by others. Some Unknown Facts about Name is written here in the article with complete Bio Data.

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Real Name Muhammad Yusuf Khan
Nick Name Tragedy King
Profession Actor


Physical Stats & More

Height 175 cm/1.75m/5’9”
Weight 66 Kg ( In Kilogrammes)

146lbs( in pounds)

Body/ Figure Measurements Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt and pepper


Personal Life

Date Of Birth 11 December 1922
Age 94 Years
Birth Place Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Barnes School, Deolali, Nashik District, Maharashtra
College N/A
Educational Qualification Not Known
Debut Film Debut- Jwar Bhatta(1944)
Family Father- Lala Gulam Sarwar( Landlord and Fruit Merchant)

Mother- Ayesha Begum

Brother- Nasir Khan (Younger Actor), Ehsan Khan, Noor Mohammed

Religion Islam
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Best Friends Not Known
Hobbies Acting and Cooking
Likes & Dislikes Not Known
Controversies Not known



Girls, Affairs and  More

Marital Status Married
Wife 11 October 1966 ( With Saira Banu)

Asma Rehman(1980)

Affairs/ Girlfriends Kamini Kaushal ( Former Indian Actress)

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Madhubala, former Indian Actress

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Saira  Banu

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Favourite Actress Nalini Jaywant and Meena Kumari
Favourite Colour Black
Favourite Sport Cricket


Money Factor


Salary Not Known
Net worth $65 Million



Some Lesser Known Facts about the Legend:

*Noted filmmaker Satyajit Ray called Dilip Kumar the ‘ultimate method actor’.

*Very soon, through films such as ‘Andaz’ (1949), ‘Deedar’ (1951), ‘Aan’ (1952) and ‘Devdas’ (1955), Dilip Kumar became one of the top stars of the Hindi film industry.

*Devika Rani and Himanshu Rai realised the acting potential of Dilip Kumar. They cast the actor for the first time in ‘Jwar Bhata’ (1944).

*The character of Amarnath Singh in ‘Qila’ (1998) was Dilip Kumar’s last film role. He stopped acting after this film.

*Winner of eight Filmfare Awards, Dilip Kumar was particularly liked in tragic scenes. However, his happy-go-lucky roles also did well at the box office.

*He Was Awarded Pakistan Highest Civilian Honour Nishan-e- Imtiaz in 1998.

*5 years is the longest gap between two Dilip Kumar movies. The two movies were ‘Bairaag’ (1976) and ‘Kranti’ (1971).

* Dilip Kumar was the first person to win a Filmfare Best Actor Award.

*During his superstardom days, Dilip Kumar’s signing amount ranged from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 11 lakh.

* Dilip Kumar refused to work with Nargis in Mother India. While the film became one of the most memorable ones in the history of Indian cinema, he felt his role would have been an incongruous casting after all the romancing they had done in their earlier films together.

*Dilip Kumar convincingly donned the role of Prince Salim in the historical drama film Mughal-e-Azam. The movie remained to be the second highest-grossing film in the history of Indian Cinema till 2008.









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