|born on||11 December 1922 at 11:15 (= 11:15 AM )|
|Place||Peshawar, Pakistan, 34n01, 71e33|
|Timezone||IST h5e30 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||18°25' 12°31 Asc. 12°33'|
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.
Starkman quotes AstroSage quoting Kundli Sangraha (Bhat). Their rating is "Accurate"
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress