This year there will be no anniversary celebrations for Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu. Read your message


Dilip Kumar shared this photo. (Image courtesy: TheDilipKumar )


  • Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu were married on October 11, 1966
  • “October 11 is always the most beautiful day of my life,” Saira wrote.
  • “Dilip Saheb married me on this day,” he added.

New Delhi:

Veteran actor Dilip kumar and his wife, actress Saira Banu, will not celebrate their wedding anniversary on Sunday, he announced in a message posted on the actor’s official Twitter account on Friday. Dilip Kumar, 97, lost his brothers Ehsan Khan and Aslam Khan recently. They died of COVID-19. Citing the loss of her family, Saira Banu wrote in her message: “October 11 is always the most beautiful day of my life. Dilip Saheb married me on this day and made my cherished dreams come true. This year, we are not celebrating . You all know we lost two of our brothers, Ehsan Bhai and Aslam Bhai. The unprecedented turmoil due to the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed many lives and caused pain in many families. In the current circumstances, we ask you to all of you, our dear friends, pray for the safety and well-being of others. May God be with all of us. Stay safe. “

On August 21, Aslam Khan, 88, died at Mumbai Lilavati Hospital, where he was admitted after testing positive for COVID-19. Days after his death, on September 3, Ehsan Khan, 90, also died of the coronavirus.

Read Saira Banu’s message here:

Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu were married on October 11, 1966. The couple has co-starred in films such as Bairaag, Sagina Mahato, Gopi Y Duniya. Last month, the actor posted a photo of him and Saira Banu twinning in pink outfits and wrote: “Pink. Favorite shirt. God have mercy on us all.”

Dilip Kumar is best known for his performances in classics such as Kohinoor, Mughal-e-Azam, Shakti, Naya Daur Y Ram Aur Shyam Among many others. It was last seen in the 1998 film. Qila.


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