7 Films That Made Dilip Kumar Great

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Mughal-e-Azam (1960) - ZEE5

Directed by K. Asif, this epic historical drama starred Dilip Kumar as Prince Salim, opposite Madhubala. His portrayal of the conflicted prince, torn between his love for a courtesan and his duty to his father, Emperor Akbar, is legendary and remains etched in the annals of Indian film history.

Devdas (1955) - JioCinema

Directed by Bimal Roy, this classic adaptation of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's novel featured Dilip Kumar in the titular role of Devdas. His heartbreaking portrayal of the tragic protagonist is considered one of the finest performances in Indian cinema.

Andaz (1949) - YouTube

Directed by Mehboob Khan, this romantic drama starred Dilip Kumar alongside Nargis and Raj Kapoor. His portrayal of Dilip, a man torn between love and duty, showcased his nuanced performance and solidified his status as a leading actor in Bollywood.

Deedar (1951) - YouTube

Directed by Nitin Bose, this romantic drama featured Dilip Kumar as the tormented lover Shankar. His performance, particularly in the emotional scenes, was highly praised, further cementing his reputation as the "Tragedy King" of Indian cinema.

Karma (1986) - ZEE5

Dilip Kumar portrays the character of Rana Vishwa Pratap Singh, a retired police officer who leads a group of former convicts on a mission to capture a notorious terrorist, Dr. Dang, played by Anupam Kher.

Kranti (1981) - ZEE5

Dilip Kumar played Shakti Singh, a freedom fighter leading the rebellion against the British East India Company. His character is portrayed as a wise and fearless leader who inspires others to join the fight for independence.