1. Andaaz (1949):


One of the earliest movies of Dilip Kumar, it also starred the iconic actors of Bollywood, Raj Kapoor and Nargis in pivotal roles. Andaaz was directed by Mehboob Khan and its plot revolved around the concept of suspicion in marriage.

2. Shakti (1982):


The unbelievable happened, thanks to Ramesh Sippy who brought together the two icons of Bollywood, Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan onscreen. The story of a criminal son pitched up against a righteous and honest police officer who doesn't hesitate to kill his son is a cult classic and as fresh as ever.

3. Mashaal (1984):


Yash Chopra must be credited for extracting some of the best from India's best method actor. Who can forget the sequence where a frantic husband is desperately trying to stop every passing vehicle to take his dying wife to the hospital? The hysterical Dilip Kumar stole the show all the way.    

4. Devdas (1955):


Directed by Bimal Roy, Devdas is based on Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay's novel of the same name. The titular role was beautifully played by Dilip Kumar where he played a heartbroken lover who turns alcoholic. The movie also starred Vyjayanthimala and Suchitra Sen in lead roles.

5. Mughal-e- Azam (1960):


Directed by K Asif, Mughal-e-Azam is one of the most expensive movies ever produced. Dilip Kumar played the role of Prince Salim in this magnum opus. It also starred Prithviraj Kapoor, Madhubala, and Durga Khote in central roles. The iconic dialogues, romance, and grandeur of Mughal-e-Azam still leave an indelible mark on the audience.

6. Ram aur Shyam (1967):


Dilip Kumar excelled not only in tragedy movies but was equally outstanding in comic roles. Dilip Kumar played the twins Ram and Shyam, one a timid and the other a live wire in this one of the earliest movies based on the concept of lookalikes. Directed by Tapi Chanakya, it also starred Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz and Pran.

7. Naya Daur (1957):


Naya Daur is a coming of age movie directed by BR Chopra with a brilliant performance by Dilip Kumar. Based on the concept of man versus machine, this black and white masterpiece was re-released in colour on 3 August, 2007.

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