Dilip Kumar’s Biography ” The Substance and The Shadow “, launched amidst the Galaxy of Indian Film Stars The eagerly expected biography of the legend of Indian Cinema Dilip Kumar, titled as Substance and Shadow was launched in a five star hotel. The book is authored by Uday Tara Nayar, a close friend of Kumar and it traces the life of legendary actor from his childhood, career its apex and inspirations and very important events of his life. The book launch was attended by a large number of celebrities from Bollywood including Kumar’s wife Saira Banu, Amir Khan, Amitabh Bachan and many more. Saira Banu excited with the book launch termed it as a dream come true. Everyone would like to know about a great actor like him and about his childhood, career, his growing up and all other important events in his life. He has spoken about all these things for the first time which adds to the curiosity she exclaimed. Amir Khan read a poem written by Parson Joshi and few other actors came over the stage and expressed their experiences with the veteran actor. Amir Khan said that it was a big day for him as a fan of Yusuf (Dilip Kumar) sb. He added that he has been an inspiration for him throughout his career and he has learnt a lot from his work and every time he watches his movies he discovers him anew. He said he was thrilled and looking forward to read about the life of Dilip Kumar and learn from him. The event was hosted by noted Indian Film maker, Karan Johar and was attended by a large number Indian film fraternity including Jeetendra, Vaijayanti Mala, Zeenat Aman, Danny Denzongpa, Javed Akhtar, Salim Khan, Ustaad Amjad Ali Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Dharmendra, Piryanka Chopra, Subash Ghai, Raju Irani, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Riteish Deshmukh, Kiran Rao and others. Prominent Indian film star Jeetendra said that he was a big fan of Dilip Kumar and it was an honor for him to be present in the book launch. Madhuri said that she was great admirer of the great actor who was not only an inspiration for the actors but to everyone who may relate to it. she was interested in discovering how he approached the characters he performed and what he went through while acting a role.
Indian Legend Dilip Kumar Launched his Biographgy