Indian cinema’s legendary actor Dilip Kumar has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan at a function at his residence in Mumbai. The honour was presented by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, as Kumar’s wife Saira Banu and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis looked on.
Dilip Kumar, 93, was born Muhammad Yousuf Khan, the son of a Pathan fruit merchant, on December 11 1922 in Peshawar. He is known for his classic movies, especially ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, ‘Devdas’, ‘Ganga Jamuna’, and more. He is already a recipient of the Padma Bhushan in 1991, and the Dada Saheb Phalke award in 1994.