Saira Banu tells that my brother Sultan and I studied collectively in England. Whenever we had our holidays, our mom Naseem Bano used to take us for tour in Europe. We used to return straight to India after visiting Europe. Every yr our mom used to convey each of us brothers and sisters to India in order that our Indian tradition doesn’t change into distant and we must always all the time be related with the tradition right here. I used to reside in London, however I’ve all the time been fond of Bollywood movies.
Saira Banu’s situation was like this after seeing Dilip Kumar
Saira Banu says, “While dwelling in London, I had seen many movies of Dilip Sahab. But for the primary time they met at ‘Mehboob Studio’ in Mumbai. I bear in mind Dilip sahib was carrying a white shirt, pants and slippers. And his hair was swaying within the wind. As quickly as I noticed him, I began listening to the music ‘Ude Jab Jab Zulfe Teri’ from his movie ‘Naya Daur’. He appeared utterly totally different.
Fell in love with Dilip Kumar on the age of 12
Saira Banu says, ‘I met Mother India director Mehboob Khan’s social gathering. Dilip Kumar was additionally in that social gathering. I fell in love seeing them. At that point I used to be solely 12 years previous. Dilip sahib was my household pal. He would typically invite us to his home social gathering or perform. Meanwhile my first movie ‘Junglee’ was launched and it proved to be a success.
Saira Banu says, I used to be first provided for Dilip Kumar’s superhit movie Ram Aur Shyam. But Dilip sahib refused. Because he believed that I’m too younger for this movie and I’ll look too younger on the large display screen with Dilip saab. Also, Dilip sahab believed that I’m not an actress materials as a result of I used to be quiet and shy.
Dilip Kumar indicators Mumtaz, not Saira Banu
Saira Banu tells that Dilip Kumar rejected me for Ram and Shyam and selected Mumtaz as a result of the pair of Mehmood and Mumtaz was a success comedy pair of that point. There was not a lot distinction between Mumtaz and I, however Dilip Kumar’s first alternative for the movie was Mumtaz.
Dilip sahib had mentioned this for Sairo Bano within the birthday celebration
Dilip Sahab additionally needed to solid Priya Rajvansh in my place within the movie ‘Leader’. On the opposite hand, my new home was inbuilt Pali Hill and this was the identical space the place Dilip Sahab additionally lived. Me and my complete household had been followers of Dilip Sahab. I had a celebration at house on my birthday. My mom had additionally invited Dilip sahib to that social gathering. When Dilip sahib reached my birthday celebration. He said- You are wanting very lovely. The subsequent day after the social gathering, Dilip sahib referred to as me and requested ‘Saira, talking?’. I replied, ‘Why are you lacking me? I’ll name mother. He mentioned, ‘No, no. I referred to as to speak to you and to say thanks for throwing such an exquisite social gathering. You appeared so lovely’
This is how Dilip Kumar proposed for marriage
Saira nonetheless blossoms remembering that day. Dilip Kumar proposed Saira Banu for marriage on this method. Saira says, I used to be capturing for ‘Pyaar Mohabbat’ and ‘Jhuk Gaya Aasman’ in these days, and he was capturing for ‘Ram Aur Shyam’ and ‘Aadmi’ in Chennai. He used to return to Mumbai each night after pack-up. Used to have dinner with us after which the subsequent morning went to Chennai for capturing. This cycle continued for 7 days. Then took me for an extended drive. During that point abruptly he requested me ‘Will you marry me?’ I mentioned in a really humorous method, how many women have you ever informed this until now? He began laughing after which mentioned – I can perceive. I have never labored with you, so that you’re offended with me. What ought to I do, you’re too younger in age. Then he requested my grandmother for permission.
Despite being a famous person, he was a down-to-earth particular person
Saira says, “Both of us and Dilip sahab had been in superb positions in our careers. Dilip sahab did as many movies as he may and essentially the most particular factor about Dilip sahab was that he was a really down-to-earth particular person regardless of being a famous person.
Dilip Sahab’s simplicity
Dilip sahib used to eat meals from his employee’s plate. Never seen him throwing tantrums for something. He beloved to eat eggs. He didn’t like chilly meals in any respect. Be it tea or soup, he appreciated to drink it scorching. He may belief anybody in a short time. Due to which he needed to face difficulties many instances. I used to get offended typically that why do you belief others so rapidly.
by no means talked about others
Dilip sahib by no means appreciated to speak about others. Never did he share a phrase with me in regards to the actresses he is working with.
A woman had eaten sleeping tablets in love with Dilip Kumar
I did not really feel dangerous when Dilip Sahab was surrounded by women. The day we acquired engaged. That day additionally a lady had taken sleeping tablets. Dilip sahib needed to run to him and persuade him that he loves me. Slowly I acquired used to such issues.
feels dangerous for madhubala
Saira Banu says, Madhubala left all of us at a really younger age. I really feel so dangerous for them. God relaxation his soul. There was a rift between Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala over some difficulty. But I rekindled friendship between the 2. She treats me like a youthful sister. I name them Akkas.
Due to work, each of us couldn’t even drink tea collectively.
Saira Banu says, from Amitabh Bachchan to Vinod Khanna, I used to be signing movies one after the opposite. But then I noticed that I’m not capable of have a cup of tea within the morning sitting with my husband as a consequence of steady work.
Dilip sahib needed me to work
Dilip sahab informed me, it will be fallacious to cease you from working. What an exquisite job you have got accomplished in ‘Shagirad’. Then Manoj Kumar informed Dilip Sahab, he desires me to work with him in ‘Purab Aur Paschim’. After that I used to be provided Mehmood’s ‘Padosan’.