Walk Down Memory Lane with Best of Dilip Kumar Films | Shemaroo Entertainment launches Best of Dilip Kumar 4 DVD Valu Pack

18 May 2010, Mumbai: Shemaroo Entertainment brings together some of the finest films of The
Tragedy King of Bollywood – the legendary Dilip Kumar in a Value Pack of 4 DVDs namely Best of Dilip
Kumar. The Value pack includes Devdas, Madhumati, Leader and Naya Daur.
Dilip Kumar ruled over a million of hearts for four decades with an unparallel performance and the
stunning looks. Big screen witnessed the legendry actor first in 1944 and there after his success story
started. Actor Dilip Kumar has received several awards for his work. He 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 honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992. The
Government of India honoured him with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994 - the highest award for
cinematic excellence in India and Padma Bhushan in 1991.
Devdas – A classic film by Bimal Roy, is a well acclaimed movie which needs no introduction! The
subject of the film has encouraged several film makers for a remake. The story of the film was adapted
version of Bengali novel “Debdas”. Actor Dilip Kumar gave a flawless performance in the lead role in the
film as Devdas. In a role of a drunkard rich guy who falls prey to the bad circumstances, Dilip Kumar casts
a spell on the audience. The tragic struck man makes all eyes wet with his excellent performance.
Madumati, another Bimal Roy classic, 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 60’s featuring Dilip Kumar and Vyjantimala, was a musical hit. The versatile
actor, as usual woos his fans with strong performance in role of a young law student and a journalist –
Vijay Khanna. Though the film seems to be hilarious and of light mood in first half of the film, in the
second half of the film takes a serious note and becomes a little mysterious. The plot of the film is well
written and has something new to offer the audience in each part of the movie. Also the chemistry
between the lead pair is worth mentioning.
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. Like the story, the music of the film too gives a very strong message.
Songs like ‘Sathi Hath Badhana…’ and ‘Ye Desh Hai Veer Jawanon Ka…’ are still treasured by the young
Indians. Dilip Kumar won the Best Actor Award for the film. His character of Shankar - the tangawallah is
very strong and his performance does the perfect icing on the cake.
The versatile actor Dilip Kumar is a living legendry who has proved the industry that he is one of the finest
actors that our Indian Cinema has seen. Get the DVD and experience the actor cast spell on you with his
The DVD Value Pack is economically priced at Rs.399 /- MRP.
About Shemaroo Entertainment
Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is an integrated Film Production, Post Production, Distribution and
Animation player. With an excellent library of Hindi films, it has penetrated into the television content
syndication scene. It also has state-of-the-art studio facilities and has successfully leveraged emerging
technologies like the Broadband, Internet, IPTV and Mobile among others.
The Home Video catalogue includes more than 1000 titles, several mega-hit films and some of the best
names in the industry like Raj Kapoor (RK Films), Subhash Ghai, Bimal Roy, Hrishikesh Mukherji and
Dev Anand among others. Whether it is - Romance, Comedy, Drama, Suspense or Classics - we have
the best in every genre. We also have a full-fledged anti-piracy team that spearheads raids and enforces
the laws against piracy.
Shemaroo’s A&R [Artiste & Repertoire] Division churns out audio-video musical albums. These songs
are beautifully compiled on VCDs & DVDs, including premium packs. Over years this song compilation
catalogue has grown richer with nostalgic and current tracks based on singers, legends, artistes and
themes among others.
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Ekta Kumari – PR & Corporate Communications
Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Tel: (91 - 22) 4031 9911
Email: ekta@shemaroo.com