Not all love stories are perfect, some come with their set of imperfections. But as they say, the blemishes add to the beauty of the moon.Dharmendra and Hema Malini had an odd love-story; the morality of their love was often put to questions. There were eye-rolling, eye-brow raisings, and a considerable amount of oppositions.But, it survived.
There is perhaps nothing, as comforting and as invigorating, as revisiting old school love stories. They have this out-of-the-world charm we, from the ‘texting’ generation will never experience, and that makes it all the more inciting.One such heartwarming saga of love was lived by the undaunted actress of her generation, Sharmila Tagore, and the skipper of the then Indian cricket team, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi.
In an interview, Saira Banu had confessed being in love with Dilip Kumar since the age of 12. “I was not just another girl smitten by Dilip Kumar. For me, it was no castle in the air because I had given my dream the strong foundation of faith- faith in myself and faith in God.”Though they have been married for over 53 years now, the love of Saira Banu and Dilip Kumar is not quite bereft of bottlenecks, heartbreaks and separation. Yet, no other love story in the industry is as spectacular and complete with cosmic connections as that of the original megastar of Hindi cinema and his breathtakingly beautiful wife.Slide on to read about the interesting yet tumultuous love story of the paragon of beauty, Saira Banu and her Kohinoor.