Dilip Kumar turns 95, wife Saira Banu shares pic with friends


Dilip Kumar turns 95 and his wife and actress Saira Banu shares picture from the thespian’s 95th birthday bash. Saira hosted a private bash at their residence and she invited close family members and friends.

On his birthday, few photos was shared by Dilip Kumar's family friend Faisal Farooqui (who handles Dilip Kumar's twitter account). Dilip Saab was photographed with wife Saira Banu and few friends. Mr Farooqui added a picture and tweeted that the flash from the camera may have irritated the actor. "So, it was a small gathering. Saab cut the cake few minutes ago. I guess all the flash irritated him big time. May Allah bless Dilip Saab with a long and healthy life," read the tweet shared by Dilip Kumar's family friend on Monday evening.

On his birthday, Bollywood celebrities wished the acting legend. Rishi Kapoor wrote: "This to wish Yusuf Uncle (Dilip Kumar) A very happy,healthy and a joyful Birthday. God Bless you sir".

"Happy Birthday to my loving brother and a darling actor @TheDilipKumar, who inspired me to become an actor," wrote Dharmendra along with a photo of the Dilip Kumar and himself.

Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit also shared wonderful messages, "My father always referred to Dilip Kumar as Yusuf Saab... Here they are together, the two great influences in my life in one frame! Wish you a very happy birthday Dilip ji! I grew up watching your films and your friendship with my father and both were inspirational! Lots of love," wrote Mr Kapoor while Madhuri said: "Baar baar din ye aaye baar baar dil ye gay.... a living legend who has inspired generations. Wishing you a very happy [email protected] ji (sic)."

Amitabh Bachchan wished Dilip Kumar with a throwback picture of Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor , writing: "Two maestros ! Iconic picture .. Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar making music !! Love and admiration .. for their immense contribution to Indian Cinema."

Saira Banu shared how Dilip Saab’s birthday was celebrated, "On Dilip Saab's birthday, as we get together as a family with Saab's brothers, sisters, relatives and some close friends, my thoughts reach out to all the wonderful fans and well wishers for the duas and prayers for Dilip Saab. A million thanks".