Mohammed Yusuf Khan, better known by his stage name Dilip Kumar is dead. He was an Indian actor and film producer who worked in Hindi cinema. Kumar was referred to as the “Tragedy King” for his portrayal of serious roles and retrospectively as “The First Khan” of Bollywood. Kumar holds the record for most wins for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor (eight, which was later equaled by Shah Rukh Khan), and was also the inaugural recipient of the award.

Dilip Kumar was survived by his wife Saira Banu who is also an actress.

Cause of death

Kumar died at Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, on 7 July 2021 at 7:30 am.
He died after a prolonged illness. He had been suffering from several age-related issues, in addition to testicular cancer and pleural effusion.
Dilip Kumar died at 98. His wife Saira Banu was by his side throughout his sickness and even in death.

Dilip Kumar Profile Summary

Full Name Mohammed Yusuf Khan, (Dilip Kumar)
Date of Birth  December 11, 1922
Occupation Actor
Marital Status Married, Saira Banu
No. of Children
Date of Death  July 7, 2021
Age of Death 98
Cause of Death Testicular Cancer and Pleural Effusion


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