MUMBAI: Shemaroo Entertainment has launched Best of Dilip Kumar in a Value Pack of 4 DVDs. The Value pack includes the films of veteran actor Dilip Kumar that include: Devdas, Madhumati, Leader and Naya Daur.
The DVD value pack is priced at Rs 399.
Dilip Kumar was the first actor to receive a Filmfare Best Actor Award. In fact, he holds the record for maximum number of Filmfare Awards won for this category. He was also honored with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992. The Government of India honored him with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 – the highest award for cinematic excellence in India and Padma Bhushan in 1991.
His film, Devdas was directed by Bimal Roy.
Madumati, another Bimal Roy film, was one of the earliest films to deal with reincarnation and had a gothic noir feel to it. This movie bagged several awards including the Filmfare Award for the Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress. The perfect postcard shots of the film, makes it a delight for any eye. The exceptional good looks of Dilip Kumar form the perfect frames of the film. His emotions of love for her beloved and sadness on his face are well synchronized in his expression making it an unforgettable performance of the actor.
Leader a classic film of the 60’s featuring Dilip Kumar and Vyjantimala, was a musical hit.
Naya Daur as the name suggests talks about the dawn of new era. The film is portrayal of post independent India, when the industrialization was in its full swing. The film not only did well on the box office but also was highly acclaimed.