Saira Banu, 77, who was hospitalised earlier today for suffering from a heart problem called ischemia, is stable now. The veteran actress’ doctor said she may be discharged soon. After the death of his husband the legendary Dilip Kumar, she said that she has left hope for living.
The widow of legendary actor, the late Yusuf Khan alias Dilip Kumar – was rushed to the ICU of the hospital in Khar, three days ago. According to eminent cardiologist Dr Nitin S. Gokhale who is attending on her, the left ventricle in her heart had stopped functioning and led to ingress of water in her heart and lungs.
“The problem has been controlled for now and she is medically much better now. We shall shift her out of the ICU tomorrow (Thursday) and then decide further measures,” Gokhale told IANS. Saira Banu’s news got great worry on social media with many praying and wishing for her speedy recovery and early discharge from the hospital.
As an actor, Saira Banu made her Bollywood debut in 1961 with the movie ‘Junglee’ opposite late actor Shammi Kapoor. She is celebrated for films like ‘Padosan’ (1968), ‘Hera Pheri’ (1976), ‘Diwana’ (1967) and ‘Purab Aur Paschim’ (1970).