Celebs pour heartfelt wishes on Dilip Kumar's 96th birthday

12th December 2018

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar has turned 96; is garnering all the love and care from his fans. Dilip Kumar's health has been an area of concern as the veteran actor was hospitalised in October following recurrent pneumonia. Wife Saira Banu who has been the backbone of the popular actor is planning to host a dinner party for their near na dear ones.

Dilip Kumar's close friend Faisal Farooqui spoke to a leading daily, "Saab has never wanted to celebrate birthdays. The last birthday we celebrated as a big event was his 89th birthday, which was in 2011 and of course, Saab enjoyed that. Dilip Saab is not a big fan of celebrating birthdays."

Dilip Kumar's official twitter handle had the most generous words for wife Saira Banu sharing a throwback picture captioned as, "Message from Saira Banu: My Kohinoor, my sahab, the man of my dreams, my Yusuf jaan and I can't thank enough- the millions of well-wishers, friends and family for your beautiful messages, calls and greetings on our 52 years of marriage today, Attaching a personal fav. photo -SBK."

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Shatrughan Sinha poured dearest of wishes for the 96-year-old star. We wish Dilip Saab a happy prosperous birthday.