5 best movies of Dilip Kumar that will take you through a nostalgic trip
Dilip Kumar, the original Khan of Bollywood, has nearly 60 movies to his credit during a career spanning six decades. Nine of his films in the 1950s were ranked in the top 30 highest-grossing films of the decade. Here’s a look at his top Hindi movies that'll take you on a nostalgic trip.
1. Daag (1952)
Dilip Kumar won the first-ever award in the Best Actor category for his performance in this film. His stellar performance in the film was loved by everyone making him a megastar in Bollywood.
2. Devdas (1955)
The story of Devdas is about a tragic lover, played by Dilip Kumar, struggling to stay on his feet. This is considered one of the best performances of his career. Devdas was loved and adored worldwide, giving Bollywood the recognition it deserves.
3. Madhumati (1958)
The famous film Madhumati is the creation of Bimal Roy, starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayantimala. It was one of the earliest films to deal with reincarnation and had a gothic noir feel to it. Another gem of a film that gets better with time!
4. Mughal-e-Azam (1960)
A historical drama in which he played the role of Prince Salim and brought a new dimension to the love scenes he enacted with Madhubala, who played Anarkali. This one is indeed an evergreen film that is full of nostalgic essence.
5. Shakti (1982)
It was notable for being the first and only film to feature veteran actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan together on screen. The film is regarded as director Ramesh Sippy’s best work and is considered one of the greatest films in the history of cinema.