Veteran actress Saira Banu reminisced about varied incidents involving Shah Rukh Khan. She shared that she had met him for the primary time and though he was occupied, he instantly got here to her home after she messaged him. Saira additionally talked about that Shah Rukh had been a supply of consolation for her after the demise of her husband, the late actor Dilip Kumar. She referred to him as a “beacon of solace.”
On Sunday, she took to Instagram and shared a video which featured Dilip, Shah Rukh and Ravi Kishan. Within the video, Dilip signed a big poster of Mughal-e-Azam whereas Shah Rukh hugged him and engaged in a brief dialog. Ravi Kishan noticed the interplay with a smile. Together with the video, she additionally posted an image that confirmed Shah Rukh sitting on a sofa between Dilip and Saira. Whereas holding Dilip’s hand, Shah Rukh smiled at Saira whereas she spoke.
She wrote, “The first time I saw Shahrukh was when many stars had met for a function…I immediately remarked that he seemed shy and reticent to come forward….and I noticed that he looked so much like my Shahenshah Dilip Sahib….I said if my son had been there he would have been just like him.”
“One vivid memory I have is of a chance encounter with Shahrukh, where he humbly bowed before me, seeking blessings. As I placed my hand on his head and ran my fingers through his hair, I couldn’t help but remark how it resembled that of Dilip Sahib. Since that day, whenever Shahrukh and I met, he graciously lowered his head, allowing me to offer him my blessings. Interestingly, on one occasion, I forgot to run my hand through his hair, and immediately after, Shahrukh lowered his head, saying, “Aaj Aapne Mere Baalon Par Hath Nahin Phera”, and with out hesitation, I lovingly ran my fingers via his hair, finishing our acquainted ritual,” she added.
Talking about SRK, she wrote, “Shahrukh Khan is a exceptional actor and likewise an extremely candy, well-mannered, and thoughtful particular person. He would ceaselessly grace us along with his presence at varied features hosted at our home. As soon as, there was a particular occasion for my firm, and I had a powerful need for Shahrukh to do an interview. Nonetheless, Shahrukh’s hectic work schedule appeared virtually insurmountable. But, with only a single textual content message from me, I used to be amazed to search out him at my doorstep inside a mere hour, prepared to oblige and help my endeavour.”
She additionally wrote, “On the 7th of July, when Dilip Sahib slipped into a deep slumber, unresponsive to my voice, leaving me burdened with the ache of his absence, Shahrukh emerged as a beacon of solace. In that moment, his affection for the ‘Kohinoor of Hindustan,’ Dilip Sahib, shone brightly as he was among the very first to offer his comforting presence in the face of adversity.
She concluded the post, “What truly speaks volumes about Shahrukh’s admiration for Sahib is when he arrived at our home to get the Mughal-e-Azam poster signed by Sahib and I believe that it’s kept in his private theatre. It reflects his deep-rooted respect and affection for the cinematic legends who came before him.”
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