15 lesser-known facts about Dilip Kumar: The man who was Ram Aur Shyam, Devdas and Salim

An era in Hindi cinema ended when Dilip Kumar breathed his last. In an acting career that spanned more than half a century (starting with Jwar Bhata in 1944 and ending with Quila in 1998), Dilip Kumar for many represented the gold standard in film acting. His trademark quiet delivery (sometimes so soft that the …