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This old video of Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu will make you say match made in heaven

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 8 July 2021, 13:36 IST
Late actor Dilip Kumar with his wife Saira Banu (File pic)

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar took his last breath at PD Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai on July 7. The 98-year-old actor died of various prolonged illnesses. Soon after this heartbreaking news broke out, social media flooded with several condolence messages, and fans also started sharing some old videos and pictures of Dilip Kumar.

One such old video of the actor being fed by his wife Saira Banu on a hospital bed was shared on social media.

However, the video was shared with an incorrect caption as netizens were claiming that it was Dilip Kumar’s last moments in the hospital. But, the 2-minute-13-second video was from Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital and was from the year 2013. Dilip Kumar was admitted there on September 15, 2013, after having some health issues. Later, he had diagnosed with a severe cardiac infection.

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On September 22, 2013, Dilip Sahab had also shared the same video which is going viral now.

“Thank you for your prayers and love. Resting in the hospital. Video from yesterday,” read the caption.


In the clip, Saira Banu can be seen taking care of her husband. The way they both looked at each other in the video was amazing and proved that they shared an amazing bond as husband and wife.

During Dilip Kumar’s health issue, it was Saira Banu who stood like a pillar beside the legendary actor from making regular hospital visits to being there for the last rites of the veteran actor.

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Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu tied the knot on October 11, 1966. They were the rare film couples in the Bollywood world who shared the everlasting bond and their love story proved that the match was made in heaven.

First published: 8 July 2021, 13:36 IST