Veteran actress Saira Banu on Friday took to her Instagram debut and shared an emotional picture in memory of her late husband and one of the greatest actors of all time, Dilip Kumar.
Saira’s deep emotion invites us to reflect Dilip Kumar’s Owing to his indomitable talent and enduring legacy of nearly 50 years in the film industry, he is still regarded as one of India’s greatest actors.
In his note, he beautifully embraced the digital realm with the memory of the legend across generations.
The evergreen actress shared two pictures with Dilip Kumar in her first post – one monochromatic and the other colourful.
He wrote one of Dilip Sahab’s favorite Urdu couplets in the caption: “Sukoon-e-dil ke liye kuch to ehtemam karoon, zara nazar jo miley phir unse salam karoon, mujhe toh hosh nahi aap mashvara dijiye kahan se chhedo fasana kahan tamam karoon.” ” ,
She continues: “I am writing this note on 7th July especially to express my gratitude to the huge multitude of caring well wishers and dearest friends from all over the world who have kept me on my feet till date Is. His everlasting memory, love and respect for my Kohinoor Dilip Kumar Sahab.
Remembering the loss of her ‘sahab’, as she fondly called him, Saira Banu recited another Urdu couplet, “Uth apni jumbish-e-mizgaan se tazaa kar de hayat, kah ruka ruka kadam-e- The universe is saki. My loved one is asleep so my whole world is still – I urge him to wake up so that the world comes alive again in the wake of his awakening.
“To this day, I feel he is with me, and no matter what happens, we will still walk the path of life together – hand in hand – in our thoughts and together until the end of time. Dilip Sahab has been an iconic guide in my life and for all the generations who have moved forward in their lives, exemplified by his gracious presence and personality. He has been the greatest actor ever and a great human being, a true picture of humility with dignity,” she says.
Saira and Dileep have been one of the most iconic couples of all time, and their on-screen and off-screen chemistry has always impressed their fans.
Movies like ‘Gopi’, ‘Bairag’, ‘Sagina Mahto’ and ‘Duniya’ have always been the center of entertainment for the audience. The couple emerged as the most talk of the town as Saira always stood by him like a rock through all the ups and downs of life and they spent five beautiful decades of marriage.
Signing off her first Instagram post, Saira concluded: “On ‘Instagram’ I would like to share her life, her thoughts and outlook as well as her dedication and commitments towards not only the ‘film industry’ of which she is a part. Have been the ‘last’ person.” actor,’ but many other activities for the betterment of society and the world at large.’
he has collected 10.9K Followers, and following Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Dharmendra, Kajol. Amitabh BachchanPriyanka Chopra, Shabana Azmi, Hema Malini among others.
Over the years, Dilip Kumar has contributed immensely to Hindi cinema by giving hits like ‘Saudagar’, ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, ‘Devdas’, ‘Ganga Jamna’ and ‘Madhumati’ among the most iconic films of Indian cinema. He received the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to cinema.