Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow News
Why did Dilip Kumar refuse to work onscreen with wife Saira Banu?
The couple have been married for 48 years now…
It is one of the most enduring marriages in Bollywood but Dilip Kumar reveals that though aware of her ‘crush’ on him, he annoyed Saira Banu by refusing to work with her in films as he thought she was too young to pair with him on screen. The heroine, who fell in love with Kumar after watching his 1952 film Aan, finally married the man of her dreams in 1966 when he was in his early 40s while she was 22. Click here to read more
Dilip Kumar talks about love, life and marriage in his autobiography
Thespian actor Dilip Kumar narrates in detail his wedding to yesteryear Bollywood hearthrob Saira Banu in an autobiography set for launch here later this month.
Numerous unknown aspects of the life and times of the cinematic legend who began as a “diffident novice” in Hindi cinema in early 1940s is revealed in the book Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow. Click here to read more