Dilip Kumar’s autobiography, one of the most-awaited books in India, was finally launched at a star-studded ceremony. In the book Dilip Kumar: The Substance And The Shadow, Kumar, 91, talks about his early life, his film career and the many ups and downs in his personal as well as professional life. The launch ceremony was attended by prominent names of the Indian film industry including Amitabh Bachhan, Dharmendra, Javed Akhter, Madhuri Dixit, Amir Khan etc.
Although a number of books have been written about Dilip Kumar, The Substance And The Shadow is unique because it is narrated by the actor himself who talks about his famous yet
brief affair with actress Madhubala.