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Dilip Kumar honoured by World Book of Records

He was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award and the Padma Vibhushan

Dilip Kumar honoured by World Book of Records
Photo: IANS

Mumbai: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar was honoured by the World Book of Records, London, on his 97th birthday earlier this week.

Although the Bollywood icon could not collect the award, the Certificate of Honour was presented to his family members including his brother Aslam Khan, wife Saira Banu, his sisters Saeeda Khan and Farida Khan.

In exclusive pictures, Dilip’s brother Aslam is seen seated on a sofa, holding the certificate.

Photo: IANS

Saira Banu, who has worked in films like Sagina and Gopi with her husband, married Dilip Kumar in 1966.

She has been a constant pillar of support for her husband, who is 22 years older than her.

Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS

Dilip Kumar was last seen on the big screen in “Qila” in 1998. He was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

In a career spanning five decades, he had gifted us classics such as “Devdas”, “Mughal-e-Azam” and “Naya Daur”.

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