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Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar age 84, was born as Muhammad Yusuf Khan (11 Dec. 1922), in Qissa Khwani Bazaar in Peshawar, now capital of NWFP, Pakistan, in an Afghan Pashtun family of twelve children. His father was based in Devlali in Maharashtra near Mumbai during 1930s. His father later relocated to Bombay (now Mumbai). Yusuf Khan moved to Pune and started off with his canteen business and supplying dry fruits. There he was spotted by a leading actress of those years, Devika Rani, who was also the wife of the founder of Bombay Talkies, Himanshu Rai and helped his entry into the Bollywood film industry. He changed his real name, Muhammad Yusuf Khan, to Dilip Kumar on her suggestion. Photo: Pablo Bartholomew/Netphotograph.com

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