Wednesday 7th July morning coincided with a bad news for India. Dilip Kumar, one of the country’s most famous celebrities and one of the greatest actors of the Hindi film industry, passed away. Dilip Kumar, who was ailing for a long time, was 98 years old. He breathed his last on Wednesday morning at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. With the death of Dilip Kumar, the last link of the golden generation of the Indian film industry also broke. Dilip Kumar did more than one great and memorable films in his long career. Everyone saw his flair on the silver screen. But this veteran, who showed his performance in front of the camera, had also spread his shine on the cricket field.
It may be surprising to hear this, but it happened. Not only Dilip Kumar, but Raj Kapoor, another big superstar of his era, was also a part of that match. Rather, this collision was between Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar. These two legends, who competed each other with their memorable performance in the film industry, had also clashed on the cricket field and this collision was also very fun, which is a special memory for the fans of both these stalwarts and many big stars of Bollywood. is not less than.
The clash between the bigwigs of the film industry
This match was played in 1962. This friendly charity match was played to raise money for the Cine Workers Relief Fund and these two Bollywood stalwarts were made captains of two teams. YouTuber Naeem Khan has posted the video of this match on his account and apart from both the stars in this black and white video, well-known actors like Waheeda Rehman, Johnnie Walker, Pran, Shashi Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor also participated. At the same time, Raj Mehra was commenting on this match.
Such was the career of Dilip Kumar
Dilip Kumar’s film career started with the 1944 film Jwar Bhata. However, this film did not give him much recognition. Dilip Kumar got his real identity from the film Jugnu. After this film, he never looked back. He then worked with Raj Kapoor in the film Andaz. This film proved to be a super hit. Dilip Kumar made his mark by acting seriously in films like Deedar, Devdas and Mughal-e-Azam. Because of which he was called the Tragedy King. Dilip Kumar worked in films of every genre. Whether it is to make everyone laugh with a double role in Ram Aur Shyam or his unique style in Saudagar. Dilip Sahab was last seen in the film Qila. Amitabh Bachchan was also in this film with Dilip Kumar. This film was produced by Ramesh Sippy.
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