Filmmaker Subhash Ghai recollects an interesting fact about legendary actor Dilip Kumar

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Published by Swathy S on 17 Jul 2021

The legendary actor Dilip Kumar has definitely left his memories alive in the minds of his fans, family members and his friends.

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who directed the 1986 film ‘Karma’ starring Dilip Kumar, revealed on Friday that the late actor never endorsed any advertisement in his lifetime except one for which he didn’t charge a single penny.

Subhai Ghai shared the post on his Twitter handle which reads “Dilip Kumar stood by his friends always .. in his entire career he never did any endorsements, the only exception being Baburao Patel, the editor of Film India magazine, who was also into naturopathy. He endorsed his product free of any charge as Friend”.

Born as Mohammed Yusuf Khan, Dilip Kumar breathed his last at the age of 98 on July 7 in Mumbai due to prolonged illness. He was laid to rest at Juhu cemetery in Mumbai with full state honors.

The acting career of Dilip Kumar spans over six decades and made appearances in about 65 films in his career. The late actor is well-known for his iconic roles in films including ‘Devdas’ in 1955, ‘Naya Daur’ in 1957, ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ in 1960, ‘Ganga Jamuna’ in 1961, ‘Kranti’ in 1981 and ‘Karma’ in 1986.

Dilip Kumar was last seen in the movie ‘Qila’ that was released in 1998.

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