Actor, Ashok Kumar was one of the promising actors from Hindi film industry. He was one of the best actors of his era. He successfully conquered the silver screen with a bold personality and amazing acting skills. Ashok Kumar never refused any role, he played the lead role to play characters with grey shades. The recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award was fondly called Dadamoni.
Today on his birth anniversary, we bring you his five best performances of the actor:
The film, which was made in 1943 featured Ashok Kumar as a grey character. The movie has some different element that was appreciated by the audience. Kismet was one of the biggest hit in the Indian cinema.
Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
The genre of the movie was a comedy, Ashok Kumar was playing the lead role with his two siblings Kishore Kumar and Anoop Kumar. The movie was a big hit and was liked by the audience.
The 1949 movie debuted two female legends, this was Madhubala first movie and even prominent singer Lata Mangeshkar was introduced to Bollywood. Ashok Kumar starrer was directed by Kamal Amrohi was a big success.
Sangram was one of the successful movies directed by Gyan Mukherjee. Ashok Kumar was again seen as a baddie.
Comedy movies prominent director Hrishikesh Mukherjee made Khubsoorat in 1980. The movie casts Ashok Kumar, Rekha and Rakesh Roshan in main roles. The movie was loved by the audience. Ashok played the character of father of four children.
Bollywood will always remember this amazing actor who gave us some impeccable performances!