Dilip Kumar breaks his silence about dating Madhubala


Dilip Kumar born as Yousuf Khan, released his autobiography titled, Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow and the book throws light on Dilip Kumar’s personal as well as professional life. During his heydays, the thespian was very much in the new for his relationship with the yesteryears actress Madhubala but the legendry actor has always been mum on the issue.

In this autobiography, Dilip Kumar provides an insight into the several unknown aspects of his life. The book is published by Hay House India and Penguin India is marketing and selling the book. The veteran actor reveals about his career, his marriage to Saira Banu who is 22 years younger to him, his bitter break-up with Madhubala.
 
The actor says he did his autobiography as he wanted to "set the record straight". He added that many things have been written about him so far but most of them are "full of distortions and misinformation".

The book will be launched in Mumbai on June 7.

Dilip Saab says how his life changed after his meeting with Devika Rani - the boss of Bombay Talkies, when she offered him an acting job. He debuted with 'Jwar Bhata' in 1944.

He featured in a lot of tragedies like 'Jugnu', 'Shaheed', 'Mela', 'Andaz', 'Deedar', 'Daag' and 'Devdas'

Too much of tragedy movies took a toll on Dilip Saab's health then and on advice of a British psychiatrist, he switched to comedies.  

After a five-year break, he made his comeback with 'Kranti' (1981), after which he appeared in movies like 'Vidhaata', 'Shakti', 'Mashaal', 'Karma', 'Saudagar' and 'Qila'.


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