New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Veteran actress Saira Banu was recently admitted to hospital after facing serious blood pressure issues. She is being treated in Mumbai's Hinduja Hospital and as per the doctor attending her, she has suffered a left ventricular failure.

An official statement on Wednesday from her family informed that the actress had to be taken to the hospital three days ago. Meanwhile, her doctor, Dr Nitin Gokhale in an interview with ETimes, mentioned that she was suffering from breathing problems and diabetes too.

The doctor further added that even though Saira Banu is stable now she would need to undergo an angiography soon.

He said, “She is fine, she has completely stabilised, and we will be moving her out of the ICU either tonight or tomorrow. It will be cured. We first need to control her diabetes.” The daily quoted a source close to Saira’s family as saying, “We are not in a hurry to go in for the angiography. We will decide in 4 or 5 days.”

On the other hand, the actress' family told that she hasn't been keeping very well after her husband, megastar Dilip Kumar passed away. Family friend Faisal Farooqui said, “Dilip saab ki death ke baad she suffered a lot of stress, and that has also added to her health struggle. Currently, she is in the ICU but overall is stable. She has been advised to rest with other tests and investigation pending.”

For the unversed, Saira Banu married Dilip Kumar when she was 22 and has been a devoted wife throughout. The couple always remained together till Dilip Sahab passed away on 7 July after a prolonged illness at the age of 98. 

Posted By: Sanyukta Baijal