Saira Banu discharged from the hospital; Family friend Faisal Farooqui reveals she is ‘doing well’

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Veteran actor Saira Banu, wife of late veteran star Dilip Kumar has returned home from the hospital after being discharged. Faisal Farooqui, a close friend of the family informed on Sunday. It was on August 28 that the 77-year-old Padosan actor was admitted to the Hinduja Hospital, following breathlessness, high blood pressure, and high sugar. Saira Banu was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit ward of the hospital, three days after her admission. 

Speaking with PTI, Faisal Farooqui said Saira Banu is doing well. He revealed she is back home and resting. He thanked everyone for the prayers. 

Farooqui said, “Saira Ji is doing well. She’s discharged and is back home. Resting. Than you for the prayers.”

On Thursday, a hospital doctor had revealed that Saira Banu has been diagnosed with a heart problem, acute coronary syndrome. 

According to a report by, Saira Banu was treated for left ventricular failure with ischaemia. An official from the hospital had shared, “Saira Banu was treated for left ventricular failure with ischaemia and is out of the crisis. She will probably be shifted out of the ICU tomorrow as conveyed by the treating consultant Dr. Nitin Gokhale.

Saira Banu lost her husband, screen icon, Dilip Kumar, on July 7. He passed away at the age of 98 after a long ailment. Late Dilip Kumar was admitted to the PD Hinduja hospital in Mumbai. Saira Banu’s husband was accorded full state honors. His last rites saw Amitabh Bachchan, and several Bollywood celebrities and politicians. The couple, who featured together in several films, including Sagina and Gopi, got married in 1996. 

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