Saira Banu Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Net Worth & More

Saira Banu, also known as Saira Bano, is an Indian film actress who prominently works in the Bollywood film industry. She is one of the most popular actresses in Indian film history. Banu was the third highest paid actress in Hindi Cinema from 1963 to 1969 and the fourth highest paid actress from 1971 to 1976.

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Husband: Dilip Kumar
Nickname: Saira
Age: 77 Years
Saira Banu Biography
Saira Banu Biography
Saira Banu Biography
Real Name Saira Banu or Saira Bano
Nickname Not Known
Profession Indian Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) centimeters- 168 cm
meters- 1.68 m
Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 23 August 1944
Age (as in 2021) 77 Years
Birth Place Mussoorie, United Provinces, British India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mussoorie, India
School Elite School (studied in London)
College Not Known
Educational Qualification 10th standard
Debut Film– Junglee (1961)


Family Father– Mian Ehsan-ul-Haq
Mother– Naseem Banu (Actress)Mother
Brother– Sultan Ahmed
Sister– None
Religion Islam
Hobbies Dancing
Favorite Things
Favorite Actors Dilip KumarAamir Khan
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Rajendra Kumar

Rajendra Kumar

Husband/Spouse Dilip Kumar (Actor, 1966-present)

Dilip Kumar

Marriage Date 11 October 1966
Children Son– None
Daughter– None
Money Factor
Salary Not Known
Net Worth $85 Million
Saira Banu Biography
Saira Banu Biography

Some Lesser Known Facts About Saira Banu Biography

  • Does Saira Banu smoke?: No
  • Does Saira Banu drink alcohol?: No
  • Saira was born into a Urdu-speaking family in India.
  • She spent much of her childhood in London and made a debut in 1961 in a Bollywood movie ‘Junglee’ opposite Shammi Kapoor.
Saira Banu in Junglee
Saira Banu in Junglee
  • At the age of 22, she got married to Yusuf Khan, alias Dilip Kumar, who is 22 years older than Saira Banu.
  • Saira has a niece, Shaheen, who is now a Bollywood actress. She was once married to Bollywood actor, Sumeet Saigal, and the couple has a daughter, Sayesha.
  • Saira Banu was the 3rd highest paid actress in Hindi Cinema from 1963-1969 and 4th highest paid actress from 1971-1976.
  • She was the lead actress of the all-time favorite comedy film Padosan, which had a long line of comic actors like Mehmood, Kishore Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Mukri, Keshto Mukherjee, etc. Every song of the film was a chartbuster.
  • She was the trendsetter of her time and her exquisite saris and classic jewelry pieces both designed by her mother Naseem Bano were a rage. She looked stunning in both Indian as well as western clothes making everything she put on look elegant and classy.
  • Saira Banu was a big fan of Dilip Kumar in her young age. She had two dreams at that time: one was to be a big actress and another was to marry Dilip.
  • In 2014 Memoir, “The Substance and the Shadow”, Dilip Kumar said that she became pregnant in 1972 with their son, but that she developed high blood pressure in her eighth month of pregnancy and the doctors couldn’t save the baby, which had been strangulated by the umbilical cord. After that, they never had children, believing that it was God’s will.”

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