Discover the Captivating Blend of Artistry: Saira Banu’s Exclusive Pictures of MF Husain and a Young Madhuri Dixit

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Saira Banu Pays Tribute to M.F. Husain on His Birth Anniversary

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Saira Banu Pays Tribute to M.F. Husain on His Birth Anniversary

Saira Banu Remembers Her Dear Friend and Admirer, M.F. Husain

Veteran actress Saira Banu paid a heartfelt tribute to the celebrated painter M.F. Husain, Maqbool Fida Husain, on his birth anniversary on Sunday. Saira Banu revealed that M.F. Husain was a “dear friend and admirer” of her husband, the legendary Dilip Kumar. Saira Banu, known for her elaborate notes on Instagram, also recalled the time when M.F. Husain visited her husband.

Sketching a Portrait for Dilip Kumar

  • Once Sahib [Dilip Kumar] had a high fever, and Mr Husain and Mrs Bakul Rajni Patel visited
  • Mr Husain pulled out a drawing paper and started sketching a portrait of Sahib [Dilip Kumar]
  • Saira Banu always treasures that sketch

Memories of Meetings and Midnight Drives

Saira Banu fondly remembers the gatherings with M.F. Husain and other close friends. They would often meet at ‘The Taj Hotel Chambers’ for high tea, lunches, dinners, and family functions. There were even midnight drives to wake up Dilip Kumar for a spontaneous outing.

M.F. Husain’s Brilliant Artwork

Talking about M.F. Husain’s brilliant artwork, Saira Banu highlights some of his notable achievements:

  • A globally celebrated Indian artist of the 20th century
  • Themes ranging from Horses, Mother Teresa, Mahatma Gandhi, the Ramayana, and the British Raj
  • An auctioned painting, ‘Voices,’ for 2.5 Million Dollars
  • Started career by painting cinema posters in Bombay
  • Pari Chehra, Naseem Banu’s face, declared as the most beautiful he ever painted
  • Famous painting ‘Five Horses’ representing power, knowledge, and freedom of spirit in Indian mythology

M.F. Husain’s Extraordinary Idiosyncrasy

Saira Banu shares an interesting fact about M.F. Husain’s idiosyncrasy of always being barefoot, even as he stepped out of his swanky Mercedes. She wonders how he copes without shoes in cold freezing countries.

Madhuri Dixit – M.F. Husain’s Favourite Muse

Saira Banu reveals that Madhuri Dixit was M.F. Husain’s favorite muse. He was inspired by Madhuri Dixit’s persona and made many beautiful paintings of her. He even cast her in the film Gaja Gamini.

Video of M.F. Husain, Madhuri Dixit, and Dilip Kumar

Saira Banu shares a video of M.F. Husain, Madhuri Dixit, and her husband, Dr. Shriram Nene, clicked at an art gallery.

Fans’ Admiration Towards M.F. Husain

Saira Banu signs off mentioning that Mr. Husain was always followed by his admiring feminine fans.

M.F. Husain’s Legacy

M.F. Husain died on June 9, 2011, in London’s Royal Brompton Hospital.

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