Saira Bano wishes long, healthy life to Dilip Kumar on b’day
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar, who is known as the Tragedy King of Indian cinema, turned a year older yesterday and many Bollywood celebs yesterday took to Twitter to wish him on his 93rd birthday.
His actress wife Saira Bano has wished a long and healthy life too for him.
"I wish him long and healthy life. He is doing fine...In the last two-three months there were ups and downs, but now he is fine," said Saira in an interview here.
"Lots of love to him and my services to him. I don't believe in giving materialistic things, that we do often," she said.
In his free time, Dilip Kumar watches sports on TV and listens to music.
"He goes for a walk everyday to the garden. He watches sports on television, like cricket, football. He likes classical music. He was an athletic person. He likes to travel ...He likes Ooty, Mahabaleshwar, London," she said.
Heaping praises on her husband, Saira further said, "He is like a saint, he is always wishing good things for everyone even if others are not."
Birthday wishes and gifts have been pouring-in for the thespian since last night.
"There have been calls from India and abroad to wish him today. Lot of people have sent flowers and gifts. God has been kind to us. We are thankful to everyone for the love and wishes always," Saira said.
"Today we do lot of daan... We do it everyday but today it is more. We pray to god like any other day," she added.
It will be a quiet birthday celebration for Dilip Kumar yesterday, with just family and some friends.
Amitabh Bachchan: @TheDilipKumar Wishing you a very Happy Birthday, #DilipKumar ji God bless you sir..
Lata Mangeshkar: Namaskar.Aaj mere bade bhai Dilip Kumar sahab ka janamdin hai.Hum sab ke priya is mahan kalakar ko Khuda hamesha khush rakhe ,swasth rakhe.
Shahid Kapoor: Here's wishing @TheDilipKumar a very happy birthday . The true legend.
Rishi kapoor: Birthday wishes to the great Dilip Kumar Sahab. God Bless you!
Subhash Ghai : Happy birthday to the legend of legends in indian cinema DILIP KUMAR - great actor super human n true indian I know for last 35 years. ??????
Javed Akhtar: Happy birthday to Dilip Saheb who is the Everest of talent ,Taj Mahal of culture n Sangam of dignity n charm .
Abhishek Bachchan: Happy birthday @TheDilipKumar sahib. We pray for your good health and happiness. We also remain eternally grateful for showing us the way…
Randeep Hooda: A glorious birthday to @TheDilipKumar Feel closer to him after reading his Autobiography :The substance and the shadow. A living legend !!
Huma Qureshi: Happy Bday Dilip Kumar sahab .. they don't make them like you anymore .. A legend turns 93..