Saira joined Instagram on Dilip Kumar’s second death anniversary on July 7 and thanked all the fans who are loving and missing him. Since then, she has been entertaining fans with anecdotes about ‘.Sir‘, as she fondly calls him; and their relationship. In his new post, Saira shared that Dilip Kumar always wanted to be the top player of the country. However, destiny had something else in store for him.
She shared a picture of him playing cricket and said, “I’ve always loved seeing this picture as I know his desire as a youngster to be the best player in the country! However, God and destiny had a different fate for Mohammad Yousuf.” A very different destiny was made.” Khan… At that time, every evening after college, he used to go to the ground behind Metro Cinema to play cricket and football with passion. Along with other like-minded sports lovers… Sahibji lovingly told me how with great enthusiasm he bought his first cricket bat and sports shoes from a shop near Metro Cinema…! Dilip Sahab’s athletic side during school and college was so strong that he used to emerge winner and victorious even in every 200 meters race.
The veteran actress further recalled an incident from the time when Bollywood stars used to play cricket matches together. He said, “I remember a funny incident when we were newly married… Once all the film stars gathered to play a benefit cricket match… Sahibji took me to bowl in our garden. Trained for a week…we had to play in Dilip Kumar Sahab’s team and Raj Kapoor Sahab’s team…with my bowling…can you believe I got the captain out on the very first ball Diya…to which Raj ji could not stop laughing “Hey, this girl has become serious”…Finally I got 8 of them out 😆.”
Such priceless gems and tales are truly a gift to his fans. Yesterday, Saira revealed in a post that she would be sharing examples of shopping Dilip Sahab And fans are now waiting to hear it!