#Saira Banu

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu attend the Sun N Sand hotel 50 Year Celebration in Mumbai on November 24, 2012. (AFP File Photo)

  • Dilip Kumar is celebrating his 98th birthday on December 11
  • He was credited for being the first 'method actor' in India
  • 'Qila' (1998) was the last film Kumar acted in

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
I adore him and he is my breath itself, said Saira Banu. (Photo credit: Twitter/Dilip Kumar)

  • The couple got married in 1966, when Saira was 22 and Dilip was 44
  • Even after 54 years of wedlock, the couple is head-over-heels in love 
  • Saira says she was first attracted to him as a 12-year-old

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
He doesn't keep well, neither do I. It's a difficult time for us, said Saira Banu. (Photo credit: Twitter/Dilip Kumar)

  • She says that its a difficult time to think of celebration
  • Dilip Kumar lost two brothers to COVID-19 earlier this year
  • The thespian will turn 98 on December 11

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
I adore him and he is my breath itself, said Saira Banu. (Photo credit: Twitter/Dilip Kumar)

  • The yesteryear actress is married to Thespian Dilip Kumar
  • I look after him out of love, she said
  • She also says that the senior actor is not keeping so well