1.Satyajit Ray--The Ultimate Method Actor
2.Kamal Hassan -Best actor the country has ever produced
3.Dharmendra_ Dilip Kumar is the brightest star whose shine I stole to light my desires
4.Amitabh Bachchan --Dilip Kumar is my idol and inspiration
5.Shatrughan Sinha- Great Thespian and greatest actor par excellence
6.Rakhee Gulzar-All his performances are masterclasses
7.Subhash Ghai--India's greatest actor
8.Lata Mangeshkar --He is my all time favourite actor
9.Shahrukh Khan --Dilip sahab is more deserving than anybody else. Even words like 'icon 'is very less for him... He is the forefather, the pillar of the film industry."
10.Aamir Khan ---
" Rajiv Masand : The one actor who has most inspired you in your career
Aamir Khan :I think. Dilip Kumar. I have really found him quite amazing"
11.Salman Khan --Actorwise I don't think anyone is bigger than Dilip Kumar
12.Javed Akhtar-' Panini of Indian acting
13.Ajay Devgan- You are an institution by yourself.And, you've always been my steady source of inspiration over the years
14.Urmila Matondkar-"... All the word in the fail to describe a human being,an Actor,an Era.."