Mumbai: October 11 marks the 56th wedding anniversary of Saira Banu with Dilip Kumar. While legendary actor Dilip Kumar passed away earlier this year, Saira Banu has now expressed her love for her ‘Kohinoor’. In a note to ETimes by Saira Bane, she spoke about her marriage with Dilip Kumar and mentioned that it was the ‘beginning of sharing a life of ecstasy’. Saira Banu also thanked the fans and well wishers for the memory. Also Read – Dilip Kumar’s Twitter Account Will Be Deactivated With Saira Banu’s Consent, Says Faisal Farooqui
“Dilip sahib and I, when time stood still and the sky was lit up with a million happy twinkling stars… our marriage, the beginning of a shared life of blissful life… and no matter what, we are still together- Let’s go hand in hand, in our thoughts and till the end of time,” wrote Saira Banu. Also Read – Saira Banu discharged from hospital due to heart ailment and high blood pressure
Saira Banu also mentioned that Dilip Kumar has inspired generations and set an example among all with his work. He said, “Dilip sahib has been a role model not only for me but for all the generations who have stepped forward in their lives.” Also read- Saira Banu is battling depression, refuses to undergo angiography
Saira Banu married Dilip Kumar on 11 October 1966 after proposing herself. They lived a blissful married life of 55 years before Dilip Kumar breathed his last at Hinduja Hospital on June 7, 2021. Allegedly, “God took away my reason to live. I can’t even think of anything without sir. Saira Banu’s first words after Dilip Kumar’s death.
On the health front, Saira Banu was admitted to Mumbai’s Hinduja Hospital in August this year after she was diagnosed with depression and coronary syndrome.