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Saira Banu


Saira was born into a Urdu-speaking family in India. Her mom's name is Naseem Banu. She spent much of her childhood in London and was able to debut in 1961 in a Bollywood movie 'Junglee' opposite Shammi Kapoor. At the age of 22, she got married to Yusuf Khan, alias Bollywood superstar Dilip Kumar. Saira has a niece, Shaheen, who was once married to ... See full bio »

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Known For

Padosan
Padosan Bindu
(1968)
Hera Pheri
Hera Pheri Kiran Singh
(1976)
Junglee
Junglee Rajkumari 'Raj'
(1961)
Ayee Milan Ki Bela
Ayee Milan Ki Bela Barkha Choudhry
(1964)

Filmography

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 2010 Inkosari
Anjamma
 2009 Kick
 2008 100 Kotlu
 1988 Faisla
Radha
 1984 Duniya
Mrs. Sumitra Kumar
 1983 Marmaram
 1980 Desh Drohee
 1980 Lahu Pukarega
 1978 Kaala Aadmi
 1976 Aarambh
 1976 Bairaag
Tara
 1976 Hera Pheri
Kiran Singh
 1975 Aakhri Dao
Reena
 1975 Mounto
 1975 Chaitali
Chaitali (as Saira)
 1975 Zameer
Sunita Singh
 1975 Saazish
Sunita
 1974 Pocket Maar
Asha Rai
 1974 Resham Ki Dori
Anupama
 1974 International Crook
Seema
 1974 Sagina
Lalita
 1974 Aarop
Aruna
 1973 Jwar Bhata
Gayatri
 1972 Victoria No. 203
Rekha
 1971 Balidaan
 1971 Sagina Mahato
 1970 Purab Aur Pachhim
Preeti
 1970 Gopi
Seema
 1969 Aadmi Aur Insaan
Meena Khanna
 1968 Jhuk Gaya Aasman
Priya S. Khanna
 1968 Padosan
Bindu
 1967 Aman
Meloda
 1967 Shagird
Poonam
 1967 Diwana
Kamini Gupta
 1966 Pyar Mohabbat
Reeta Singh
 1966 Saaz Aur Awaaz
Geeta
 1964 Aao Pyaar Karen
Shalini
 1964 April Fool
Madhu / Rita Christina
 1964 Ayee Milan Ki Bela
Barkha Choudhry
 1964 Door Ki Awaaz
Jyoti / Bela
 1963 Bluff Master
Seema (as Saira Banoo)
 1962 Shaadi
Gauri R. Malhotra
 1961 Junglee
Rajkumari 'Raj' (as Saira Banoo)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Saira Bano | Saira Banoo | Mrs. Saira Banu | Sairabhanu | Saira

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Has one niece, Bollywood actress, Shaheen, who was married to Bollywood actor, Sumit Saigal, circa 1997, with a six year old daughter, Sayesha. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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