Regarded as the biggest Bollywood actor to date, Dilip Kumar started his Bollywood career with Jwar Bhata (1944). Dilip Kumar gained fame majorly for his roles in movies like Mughal-E-Azam, Devdas 7 many more. He has starred in multiple movies portraying various intense characters. Dilip Kumar has also played some intense characters in Bollywood movies. Here we are compiling a list of the 10 best Dilip Kumar movies that you should not miss. Upon Dilip Kumar's death, let's have a look at the list of top Dilip Kumar movies.
Release Date- 5 August 1960
Star Cast: Prithviraj Kapoor, Madhubala, Durga Khote, & Dilip Kumar
Director: K. Asif
Starring Dilip Kumar as the main lead, Mughal-E-Azam is based on the famous love story of Mughal Prince Salim (Jahangir) and Anarkali, a court dancer. Salim's father, Emperor Akbar, angered by this, disapproves of the relationship, which leads to a conflict b/w father and son.
Release Date- December 30, 1955
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Suchitra Sen, Motilal
Director: Bimal Roy
Starring Dilip Kumar as the lead, the movie follows the story of the scion of a well-off landowner family, who drowns in liquor and self-indulgence and gradually falls to pieces after class differences drive him to sever his relationship with his childhood lover.
Release Date- September 12, 1958
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar Vyjayanthimala Pran Johnny Walker
Director: Bimal Roy
The movie follows the story of a youngster, who takes cover in a house when an avalanche hinders his course to the Railway station. Then, at that point, he discovers the house looks familiar to him and before long finds out about his past birth that took place in the same house.
Release Date- 15 August 1957
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar & Vyjayanthimala
Director: B. R. Chopra
Starring Dilip Kumar & Vyjayanthimala in the pivotal roles, Naya Daur follows the story of the son of a landlord & a horse cart rider who are pitted against each other when the landlord's son decides to modernize his family business by replacing the horse carts with buses.
Release Date- 1967
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz, Nirupa Roy, & Pran
Director: Tapi Chanakya
Starring Dilip Kumar in a double-role, the film follows the story of two twins with contrasting traits, who are separated at birth and how they reunite with each other as they grow old.
Release Date- 1961
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar Vyjayanthimala Nasir Khan
Director: Nitin Bose
The movie is about two brothers Ganga & Jamuna, who grow to defy each other when Jamuna becomes a fugitive against his brother's wish of becoming a police officer.
Release Date- 27 March 1964
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar Vyjayanthimala Jayant
Director: Ram Mukherjee
The story is about a law graduate-cum-tabloid editor, Vijay Khanna, who falls in love with Princess Sunita and how the couple's life changes when they go on a mission to expose the criminal-politician nexus.
Release Date- 4 July 1952
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar Nimmi Usha Kiran
Director: Amiya Chakravarty
Daag tells the love story of Shankar & Parvati (named after Hindu god & goddesses) who belong to a very poor background. The movie is about their life struggles and how their relationship is affected due to Shankar's alcohol addiction.
Release Date- 9 February 1984
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Anil Kapoor, Rati Agnihotri, Gulshan Grover, Saeed Jaffrey, Alok Nath & Amrish Puri
Director: Yash Chopra
The movie follows the life of an honest journalist who becomes a black marketer to an underworld Don & a racketeer after a chain of events changes Vinod's life.
Release Date- 1 October 1982
Star Cast: Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee Gulzar, Smita Patil, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, & Amrish Puri
Director: Ramesh Sippy
Starring Amitabh Bachchan & Dilip Kumar in pivotal roles, Shakti follows the story of a police officer who would to any extent to catch his son, who is a mafia don, whom the police officer once saved from the clutches of kidnappers.