Dilip Kumar was born Mohammad Yusuf Khan and his six-decade career is studded with acclaimed classics such as Madhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Naya Daur
"The paradox is that acting standards have clearly improved as compared to previous times. The hamming evident is absent today. Some positive developments have happened but this is also true that you don't have another Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar or Balraj Sahni," said Javed Akhtar
Can you imagine Sholay without Amitabh Bachchan or Anand without Rajesh Khanna? Could any actor but Sunil Dutt have done justice to the role of Birju in Mother India?