‘Saira Banu told me that she has not been keeping well,’ reveals Dharmendra on the veteran actress’ hospitalization post husband Dilip Kumar’s death


Dharmendra, who is a close family friend of late thespian Dilip Kumar and his family, expressed his concerns over Saira Banu’s health. The actress’ health has taken a turn in the past few days after her husband Dilip Kumar’s demise and led her to being admitted in the ICU of the Hinduja hospital. She was admitted due to blood pressure related issues today. 

A leading daily contacted Dharmendra to know about Saira’s health and he revealed that he had spoken to her only four days back when Saira had returned his missed call. He told the daily, “I couldn't reach her and she had called back. She told me that she has not been keeping well."

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Dharmendra said that he did not ask her for more details about her health but sensed that it was tough for her after Dilip Kumar’s death. He said, “I did not ask too many questions but you can understand how she must be feeling after Dilip Kumar passed away. Sab kuch khaali khaali lag raha hoga (She must be feeling the void)."

The actor also told the daily that he will again try to enquire about her health and expressed his hope for her speedy recovery. Dharmendra and Saira had worked in several films together in their young days. 

(Source: TOI)