Saira Banu Celebrating her 78th birthday today. All Bollywood celebrities and fans are congratulating the Veteran actress who was born in Mussoorie on 23 August 1944. The famous actress of her era, Saira made a special place in the Hindi cinema world due to her beauty and strong acting. The actress, who stepped into the film world from the age of 17, made the audience crazy whenever she came on screen. Saira, who debuted in 1961 with the film ‘Junglee’ opposite Shammi Kapoor, has given many hits to Bollywood.
Saira Banu, who was one of the most expensive actresses of the 60-70s, married the late actor Dilip Kumar in the year 1966. Although after marrying Dilip Sahab, Saira said goodbye to the film world, but on her birthday, she tells about the films she did with Dilip Kumar.
In this film, Saira Banu played the role of a village girl, in which her real-life husband Dilip Kumar was with her. Dilip Kumar played the character of a simple rustic man in ‘Gopi’, directed by A Bhim Singh. The film also starred Pran Sikand, Johnny Walker and Sudesh Kumar.
Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu played lead roles in the film Bairag, directed by Asit Sen. Bhola is the story of a servant who sets out on a journey to Mumbai in search of the missing groom. A mystery changes Bhola’s life. Leena Chandavarkar, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri and Sujit Kumar were seen in important roles in this film.
Dilip Kumar, Ashok Kumar and Rishi Kapoor were in lead roles in Ramesh Talwar’s film ‘Duniya’. The film revolves around a man named Mohan Kumar who loses his wife and son as he is implicated in a crime which he did not commit. However, he gets out of jail and takes revenge. Saira Banu has played an important role in this film.
4- Sagina Mahto
Tapan Sinha was the director of the 1970 Bengali film ‘Sagina Mahto’ and the pair of Saira Banu-Dilip Kumar was in this film. Made on the true story of the labor movement in 1942-43, the movement was told in this film. It is the story of a character named Sagina Mahto, who is the leader of a trade union in Siliguri’s tea garden.
Saira Banu-Dilip Kumar are in the lead role in the film ‘Sagina’. It is a Hindi remake of the 1970 Bengali film ‘Sagina Mahto’. The story of challenging British tyranny has been filmed in the tea gardens of North Eastern India during the British period.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 23, 2022, 10:47 IST