- "We want to thank our friends, families and fans," Saira Banu wrote
- They celebrated their anniversary at their Pali Hill residence
- Dilip Kumar was discharged from hospital a couple of months ago
Here are the pictures from their wedding anniversary celebrations.
Message from Saira Banu;— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) October 11, 2017
On our 51st Anniversary we want to thank our friends n families n millions of fans for their prayers & love 1/ pic.twitter.com/ZLwdn5vfmT
2/ Saab enjoyed at his 48 Pali Hill residence. In this pic Raihan (our nephew)Kishore Bajaj n Ajay Ashar of Black Rock Developers pic.twitter.com/IVBqm6PnAY— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) October 11, 2017
Dilip Kumar, 94, married co-star Saira Banu, 73, in 1966. The duo co-starred with each other in films such as Gopi, Sagina and Bairaag.
Thank you Almighty God for making our journey beautiful with joy & peace. pic.twitter.com/xVJnIOgvL3— Dilip Kumar (@TheDilipKumar) October 11, 2017
Last August, Dilip Kumar was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital where he was being treated for dehydration and kidney malfunction. He got discharged a week later. Shah Rukh Khan, Dilip Kumar's 'mooh bola beta,' and Priyanka Chopra had visited him at home.
Last year in December, he celebrated his birthday in hospital, where he was being treated for fever and a swollen leg.
Dilip Kumar, born Mohammad Yusuf Khan, debuted in the industry in 1944 with Jwar Bhata In his six-decade long career, he starred in acclaimed films likeMadhumati, Devdas, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna, Ram Aur Shyam and Naya Daur. He is known for playing tragic heroes in films like Andaz, Baabul, Mela and Deedar. Dilip Kumar was last seen in 1998 film Qila.
Dilip Kumar was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan in 2015, Padma Bhushan in 1991 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1994.