Kumar, Dilip

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Kumar, Dilip Gender: M
Muhammad Yusuf Khan
born on 11 December 1922 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Peshawar, Pakistan, 34n01, 71e33
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Seth
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 18°49' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 18°11 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 04°46'

Dilip Kumar


Indian film actor known as Tragedy King, and described as "the ultimate method actor" by Satyajit Ray. He debuted as an actor in the film Jwar Bhata in 1944 produced by Bombay Talkies. His career has spanned over six decades and with over 60 films. He starred in films of a variety of genres.

The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan award in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Awardin 1994 for his contributions towards Indian cinema and nominated him to Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian parliament for a term. He is the first recipient of Filmfare Best Actor Award (1954) and still holds the record for the most number of Filmfare awards won for that category with eight wins. Critics acclaimed him among one of the greatest actors in the history of Hindi cinema. In a blog post, Amitabh Bachchan has described Dilip Kumar as the greatest actor ever.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman quotes AstroSage quoting Kundli Sangraha (Bhat) for 11:15am. Their rating is "Accurate"

However, Ashish Seth notes that Kumar writes of being born at night: Correction in time of birth of Dilip Kumar. Source notes from his autobiography. Dilip Kumar, The substance and the shadow, An autobiography: " Chacha Ummer (Uncle) never stopped talking about the Goldsmiths’ Lane, where the goldsmiths had their shops and workshops, and about the fire that engulfed it on the night I was born. Since the men in the house had rushed to the lane to help in the fire-fighting operations and Chacha Ummerhad been asked to stay behind, as the women were alone in the house, it was he who had to go in search of a midwife when my mother (whom I called Amma) threatened to bring me into this world. He had to bring the midwife safely and then rush to inform Aghaji about the exciting development at home. ‘You know’, he related to me once when he was in a recall mood, ‘I was angry and cursing myself that night because it was so cold and the wind was blowing with a menacing strength. It was like a punishment to be out alone and entrusted with the responsibility of saving a life. But the minute the midwife completed her job and we got to see you, all ruddy and cherubic and glowing with health,..."

No time is given so 9pm is speculative.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress