DILIP KUMAR

  • What Taliban did to the school children in Pehsawar is unforgivable: Dilip Kumar speaks about recent crisis in the city where he was born Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bollywood thespian and now ailing Dilip Kumar, who was born in Peshawar, said Thursday that he longed to reach out to the parents of the children massacred in the Pakistani city. Speaking on his behalf, his wife and former actress Saira Banu said Dilip Kumar, who real name is Yusuf...
  • Wish I could've worked with Dilip Kumar: Rajkumar Hirani 6 days ago

    Mumbai: National Award winning filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, known for popular films like "Munna Bhai M.B.B.S." and "3 Idiots", says he wishes he could've directed favourite actor Dilip Kumar sometime in his career. Dilip Kumar turned 92 recently, and he is counted amongst Bollywood's most iconic stars. "My favourite actor is Dilip Kumar,...
  • Dilip Kumar to get discharged from hospital on Thursday December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who is being treated at Lilavati Hospital for pneumonia, is doing fine now and will be discharged Thursday so he can celebrate his birthday at his residence, says his close family friend Udaya Tara Nayar. "I met him and he is fine now. He has been...
  • Dilip Kumar recovering, to be discharged from hospital soon December 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised for pneumonia, is on the road to recovery and maybe discharged soon, said a source. "He is doing fine now and has been responding well to the medicines. If things go well, he will be discharged soon...probably in the next three to four...
  • Aamir Khan on speaking Bhojpuri in 'PK': It is a sweet language; would love to do a Bhojpuri film if the right script comes my way December 8, 2014

    Varanasi: Actor Aamir Khan was in Varanasi to promote his upcoming film 'PK'. After reaching the political land of Narendra Modi, Aamir said he will request the Prime Minister to watch his film, which releases on December 19. "I will request him to watch my film. But PM is already so...
  • Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health now stable; recovering in hospital December 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who was hospitalised yesterday for treatment of pneumonia after he complained of cough and cold, is stable. "Dilip saab is fine. He is stable and recovering. He is in a normal room and not in ICU," a family source said today. The 91-year-old actor was admitted to...
  • Dilip Kumar admitted to a hospital for chest infection; condition not serious December 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been admitted to Leelavati hospital for chest infection. Sources say that Kumar was suffering from severe cold for the last few days. According to Leelavati Hospital, the actor's condition is not serious, and he has been kept in a private room. ...
  • Dilip Kumar is perfectly fine: Amitabh Bachchan November 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Thespian Dilip Kumar is 'perfectly fine', says actor Amitabh Bachchan, quashing rumours of the former's health scare. Social networking platforms were abuzz with rumours regarding the 91-year-old's health, and so, Big B chose to put all speculation to rest. "Some baseless rumours being spread about Yusuf Saheb - Dilip Kumar, being...
  • Inside Arpita Khan's wedding reception: Shah Rukh Khan reached at 2 a.m; Salman Khan personally received Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu November 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan's wedding reception here was attended by most of the friends who couldn't make it to the wedding at Hyderabad. That also included Shah Rukh Khan, who arrived at 2 a.m. The reception was held Friday night at the Taj Land's End in Mumbai. An invitee said:...
  • Dilip Kumar: I was arrested and put in Yerwada jail for an anti-British speech I gave at the Air Force canteen in Pune October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was once arrested by police for his 'anti-British' views and spent a night on hunger-strike along with other 'Gandhiwalas' lodged in a prison cell. In his recent autobiography 'Dilip Kumar: The Substance and Shadow', the legendary actor recounts how his patriotic eloquence met a...
  • Dilip Kumar cheating case: Court dismisses prearrest bail plea of production firm director September 10, 2014

    A sessions court yesterday disposed a prearrest bail application of a production firm director in an alleged case of duping Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar, after police told the court that they have not yet registered any FIR in this connection. "The court disposed the anticipatory bail of Suresh Kurpad of Samra...
  • Dilip Kumar's ancestral home declared national heritage in Pakistan July 13, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has declared as national heritage the ancestral home in Peshawar of Hindi moviedom's thespian actor Dilip Kumar. He has directed the ministry of information, broadcasting and national heritage to acquire the house. The prime minister's approval was sent to the information ministry, which has forwarded...
  • Why Dilip Kumar and Madhubala's marriage did not happen June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Dilip Kumar and Madhubala would have been together had her father not tried to make a business venture out of their proposed marriage which did not go down well with the actor, who did not want someone else to dictate his career choices. In his justreleased autobiography 'Dilip Kumar:...
  • Dilip Kumar reveals why he once refused to work with Saira Banu June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: It is one of the most enduring marriages in Bollywood but Dilip Kumar reveals that though aware of her 'crush' on him, he annoyed Saira Banu by refusing to work with her in films as he thought she was too young to pair with him on screen. The actress,...
  • Prasoon Joshi calls his special poem for Dilip Kumar his 'tribute to the legend' June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Celebrated writerlyricist Prasoon Joshi, who penned a special poem for the launch of Dilip Kumar's autobiography, says it was his way of paying tribute to the living legend. The autobiography, "The Substance and The Shadow" compiled by Udaya Tara Nayar, was launched at a glittering ceremony here Monday evening. At the...
  • Indian film industry's iconic personalities get together to launch Dilip Kumar's autobiography June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The stage glittered as Hindi cinema icons like Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra and Aamir Khan, along with veteran actress Saira Banu and author Udaya Tara Nayar, launched thespian Dilip Kumar's longawaited autobiography "The Substance and The Shadow" in his presence here Monday evening. Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was slated to...
  • Lata Mangeshkar to sing, Karan Johar to host Dilip Kumar's biography launch event June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: It will be one momentous night. Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar will sing, filmmaker Karan Johar will host and stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan will launch Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar's longawaited biography here June 9. The biography, 'Substance And The Shadow', will be launched at a hotel here,...
  • Dilip Kumar's autobiography narrates details of his career, marriage and 'bitter breakup' with Madhubala June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Thespian actor Dilip Kumar narrates in detail his wedding to yesteryear Bollywood hearthrob Saira Banu in an autobiography set for launch in Mumbai on June 7. Numerous unknown aspects of the life and times of the cinematic legend, who began as a "diffident novice" in Hindi cinema in the early...
  • Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan to launch Dilip Kumar's biography May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan will launch legendary actor Dilip Kumar's biography next month. The biography 'Substance and Shadow', authored by Uday Tara Nayar, was earlier scheduled to release on Kumar's 91st birthday last year, but will be now unveiled on June 9. Writer Uday Tara Nayar is also a...
  • BJP candidate booked as Rs 1 lakh recovered from a car engaged in his campaign April 23, 2014

    BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Kishanganj in Bihar Dilip Kumar Jaiswal has been booked along with four others after Rs 1 lakh cash was allegedly recovered from a car engaged in his campaign. An FIR has been registered against Jaiswal and four of his supporters with Tinghal police station after the cash...
  • V Babasaheb, cinematographer for 'Aap Ki Kasam', 'Ganga Jumna' passes away at 97 April 5, 2014

    His resume would have been enviable, had he ever made one. Cinematographer V Babasaheb, who worked on iconic Bollywood films that spanned over six decades, such as, 'Seema', 'Daag', 'Baadal', 'Aap Ki Kasam', 'Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka', 'Ganga Jumna' and 'Akhir Kyon', passed away on Saturday morning at his hometown,...
  • My mother is the most beautiful woman in the world: Amitabh Bachchan February 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been a huge inspiration for many, says his parents were his "greatest inspiration" and that he feels his mother was "the most beautiful woman". "For me. inspiration comes from different fields. When it comes to my work, I look up to Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman...
  • Exbureaucrat, former policeman to work for Aam Aadmi Party for Re 1 January 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Two former top government officials, including a bureaucrat, are to help the AAP government in Delhi realise its promise of 'swaraj' and monitor the anticorruption helpline for the people at a token salary of Re 1 a month. Former Madhya Pradesh chief secretary SC Behar, the man behind...
  • Salman is the number one hero, SRK is charming: Aamir Khan December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan, who has been ruling Bollywood along with Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan for over 20 years, says there is no secret formula behind their long and successful innings in the industry. Aamir, who often draws comparison from the two Khans in terms of ranking...
  • Dilip Kumar's biography out early 2014: Saira Banu December 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar's biography, which was earlier scheduled to be released on his 91st birthday, will now come out early next year, said his wife and yesteryear actress Saira Banu. The biography, written by author Uday Tara Nayar, who is also a close family friend of the Bollywood thespian,...
  • Dilip Kumar turns 91, to celebrate birthday with family December 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who turned 91 Wednesday, will have a quiet celebration with close friends, family and a team of doctors, says his wife Saira Banu. "I only want to thank Allah for whatever he has given us. We will have a great celebration with family members and around...
  • I'm still waiting to work with Dilip Kumar: Asha Parekh December 7, 2013

    Mumbai: From evergreen Dev Anand to superstar Rajesh Khanna, Asha Parekh has worked with most leading stars of Indian cinema except Dilip Kumar and the 71yearold veteran actress confesses that she is still waiting to work with the thespian. She got great opportunities to work with Shammi Kapoor in hits 'Dil...