Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan extended birthday wish to the legendary actor Dilip Kumar, who turned 97 on Wednesday. Varun Dhawan said in a tweet: “Happy birthday to the loving legend #DilipKumar Saab. On this day 97 years ago brilliance was born #aebhai.” Meanwhile, Dilip Kumar thanked all the fans for the wishes and greetings that he has been receiving since morning.
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) December 11, 2019
On this 97th birthday, calls and messages have been pouring in since last night-thank you! Celebrations are not important- your boundless love, affection and prayers have always brought tears of gratitude in my eyes. pic.twitter.com/1dYrHt1KCL
— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) December 11, 2019
He wrote: “On this 97th birthday, calls and messages have been pouring in since last night-thank you! Celebrations are not important- your boundless love, affection and prayers have always brought tears of gratitude in my eyes.” Muhammad Yusuf Khan known professionally as Dilip Kumar, is a legendary actor who has portrayed many epic roles in the Indian film industry.
Dilip Kumar made his debut as an actor in the film Jwar Bhata (1944). In a career spanning over five decades, Kumar worked in over 65 films. He is prominent for roles in films such as the romantic Andaz (1949), the heartwarming Babul (1950), the impassioned Deedar (1951), Aan (1952), Daag (1952), dramatic Devdas (1955), comical Azaad (1955), Naya Daur (1957), Yahudi (1958), Madhumati (1958), Kohinoor (1960), epic historical Mughal-e-Azam (1960), social dacoit crime drama Gunga Jamuna (1961), and the comedy Ram Aur Shyam (1967).