When Mughal-e-Azam was premiered for the first time in 1960 in Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir cinema, Saira Banu attended the screening. Saira Banu wasn’t a movie celebrity then and did not even know Dilip Kumar on a private level.
Actually she was a big fan of Dilip Kumar and attended the premiere with expectations to catch a glimpse of her favorite star. Sadly, Dilip Kumar could not attend the premiere of Mughal-e-Azam.
But her dream to watch the screening of the epic movie with her love came true when the revised colored version of Mughal-e-Azam was re-released in 2004.
A grand premiere of the re-creation happened at Eros theatre in Mumbai and now Dilip Kumar graced the occasion with Saira Banu who was currently his mate. The couple got married in 1966.