The love journey of Bollywood’s most romantic bachelor Dilip Kumar and Saira Bhanu is known. All the 90’s fans of Bollywood know that Saira was one of the die-hard fans of Dilip since the beginning. Today on the occasion of her birthday, Here we share some unknown stories of her life.
She was born in MUSSOORIE in 1944. Her life story is quite not a little different than a fictitious film story. Tough her childhood was spent in London – When moved to MUMBAI in 1960 she wanted to become a sensational Bollywood star like her mother. Filmmaker ‘Main Ehsaan-UL-HAQ’ was her father which is known.
Saira Bhanu started her Bollywood debut in 1961 with the film ‘Junglee’. She was cast as a KASHMIRI girl in the movie. Later in 1968, her film ‘PADOSAN’ became a sensation which also made her a star in the bollywood film industry.
She was all across the headlines more than her movie debuted. Her love affairs with Dilip Kumar made the news between 60s-80s. At the age of 22, she got married to Dilip while he was around 44 years in age. this made to achieve her life ambition which was dreamt by her at the age of 12 to marry none other than Dilip Kumar.
After her tie-up with Dilip Kumar, There was a plethora of medical news that she cant become a mother. As she failed to become a mother, Dilip married ‘Asma Rehman’ a divorcee from the Hyderabad region in 1980.
Thereafter ‘Asma’s’ husband revealed that they had children. Realizing this mistake Dilip got tied back to ‘Saira Banu’. Now these days each of them turned their lives to each other and stands together.