Top Quotes by Dilip Kumar

Even if there was an opportunity to school yourself in different characters – characters that have distinct personalities which may be totally different from yours, you have got to completely divorce your own personality to be able to go over to the other personality.

Dilip Kumar

During my film career, I have received love and affection from Indian cinegoers. I have received unconditional love from them.

Dilip Kumar

If you allow fame to get the better of you, you become nuisance, a public nuisance, a nuisance as a friend, as a member of the family, a nuisance to yourself.

Dilip Kumar

I think personality correction is necessary for successful men, like prime ministers, businessmen, politicians… it’s essential that one should keep an eye on one’s own personality. You must have seen people in politics who become chief ministers and then pass into oblivion – how egotistical they became and how pathetic they look.

Dilip Kumar

I know and live with the real Dilip Kumar. He is a simple man, hard working, who has survived time.

Dilip Kumar

India means everything to me. It is my homeland. India is my country. It is here that I have gotten love and affection as a film star from millions and millions of my fans over the last five decades.

Dilip Kumar

I have a piece of land in Delhi, but I have never had enough money to support dual establishments. I always thought of owning a house in Delhi as well. When you go to London or Switzerland, you dream of having a house even there. But you cannot have everything. I have a plot in Delhi, so I think I should have a house here as well.

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There is no disillusionment about India as far as I am concerned. There could never come a time when I would get disillusioned with my own country.

Dilip Kumar

My becoming a film actor was more a twist of tale than a chosen course because I dared not to think I could ever become an actor. I couldn’t even walk up on a stage and say ‘Thank you’ when we were to receive trophies at our sports meets at college.

Dilip Kumar