She was born to 23 August 1944. She is a film actress and also the wife of Dilip Kumar. She was born to the actress Naseem Banu. Her father was a film producer Ehsan-ul-Haq. Her grandma was the courtesan Chamiyan Bai. She completed her education in London and did finishing school. She made her bollywood debut with the film at the age of 16. She is also a trained Bharatnatyam and kathak dancer. She made her bollywood entry with the film Junglee’. She was recognized for her role in the film ‘Padosan’, opposite Sunil Dutt. This film brought her success and fame. She also did many successful movies like: Gopi, Sagina, Chaitali and Bairaag. Some of the movies that brought hits are like: Jhuk Gaya Aasman', 'Aayi Milan Ki Bela', 'April Fool', 'Aao Pyar Karen', 'Door Ki Aawaaz' , 'Jwar Bhata', 'Aadmi Aur Insaan', 'Pocket Maar', 'International Crook', and 'Chaitali', 'Pyar Mohabbat' with Dev Anand and did two films with Manoj Kumar, namely 'Purab Aur Paschim' and 'Balidan'. She gained three additional Filmfare awards for Shagird (1967), Diwana (1968), and Sagina (1974). Check out this page for more updates on Saira Banu.