Dr Kazi additional revealed that Dilip Kumar and Barrister AR Antulay had been two of the most favorite college students of principal Khalifa Ziauddin and Dilip Kumar performed soccer for the faculty. Dr Kazi mentioned, “He used to play cricket and soccer, however was instructed that he’s higher in soccer, so, he was heart-ahead for the faculty soccer group’’.
Dr Kazi may even be making his contribution to Dilip Kumar’s biography, written by Udaya Tara Nayar. He mentioned, “Dilip Kumar’s contribution to the discipline of training and social service has been large and isn’t there in the public area. So, Sairaji assigned me to assist with that facet of his life to be added to the guide. Unfortunately, pandemic hit us and it was on maintain however now he has requested me to begin work on it too’’.
Kazi who has witnessed the thespian’s generosity and contribution to the discipline of training, added, “There are innumerable beneficiaries and educational institutes across the board, and whoever it may be, he would go and do fundraising for them’’. There is already an auditorium of the Anjuman E Islam in Bandra which is being named after Dilip Kumar and will be called Yusuf Khan Auditorium. “I’ve much more requests for naming instructional institutes after Dilip Kumar and will probably be appearing on it quickly. Unki yaad zinda rehni chahiye (His recollections should keep alive); he was of one of the biggest college students we ever produced,’’ he reiterated.
Not many know that Dilip Kumar, who was pal of the late Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, was called to Delhi when the Kargil war broke out. Dr Kazi knowledgeable, “He was a true patriot. I remember when Kargil war took place, Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee called him to Delhi. He had just had a bypass surgery but he went there. Vajpayee saab requested him to speak to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for de-escalation of the war. There are only a few individuals who know this however it was in a guide written by the international minister of Pakistan and I knew about it.’’
Dr Kazi additionally cites an instance about how Dilip Kumar was a perfectionist. “I’ve spent rather a lot of time with him and I bear in mind him sharing a narrative about his preparation for the tune ‘Madhuban Mein Radhika’ from the movie ‘Kohinoor’. He instructed me he spent two months training for the rhythm of the tune and the devices utilized in the tune.’’
Dr Kazi calls Dilip Kumar a real nationalist and provides that almost all of his movies, be it in the pre-independence or publish-independence eras had messages. “‘Naya Daur‘ had a message about the new India, ‘Leader’ highlighted corruption in politics–all his movies had some social message,’’ he sums up.