Dilip Kumar ran away from home by selling sandwiches in Pune at the age of 18

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  • Dilip Kumar is counted among the veteran actors of Hindi cinema.
  • 98-year-old Dilip Kumar breathed his last on Wednesday morning.
  • The film Jwala made her Bollywood debut in 1944.

Dilip Kumar, one of the veteran actors of Hindi cinema, died in the early hours of Wednesday. He was ill for a long time and today he breathed his last. Dilip Kumar’s full name was Mohammad Yusuf Khan. He made his Bollywood debut in 1944 with the film Jwar Bhata. But after the 1947 film Jugnu, he got special recognition.

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Dilip Kumar is the only Bollywood star to have received the Filmfare Best Actor Award. Dilip Kumar has worked in more than 60 films. Dilip Kumar was in discussion about his relationship with Bollywood actress Madhubala. But this couple could not reach the wedding. Dilip Kumar married actress Saira Banu in 1966. Dilip Kumar is remembered as the last actor of the golden age of Hindi cinema.

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Dilip Kumar did his schooling from Barnes School in Devlali, Nashik. Raj Kapoor also studied in this school. Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar were childhood friends. Both grew up together. It is said that Dilip Kumar had an argument with his father for some reason and ran away from home. At that time he was only 18 years old. Going to Pune, he took the help of a Parsi cafe owner and started a sandwich stall. At that time Dilip Kumar was earning more than Rs 5,000 by selling sandwiches. At that time 5000 was considered a very large amount.

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