Saira Banu, reflecting on her memories, shared fond moments from her friendship with the late actress Nanda. Describing the early days of their relationship, Saira Banu mentioned that Nanda became very fond of her mother and grandmother, and their families shared a love for good Desi Cuisine. Nanda, treating Saira Banu like a sister, even added ‘Raja’ to her name.
Saira Banu recalled sending Nanda an outfit for Gudi Padwa, which she received with great appreciation. However, the next morning, Saira Banu received a call from Waheeda Rehman informing her about Nanda’s sudden demise. Saira Banu rushed to Nanda’s residence and found her lying on her bed, draped in the outfit she had sent. The post concluded with Saira Banu expressing her deep sense of loss and missing her dear friend.
Through her heartfelt words, Saira Banu not only paid tribute to Nanda but also highlighted the enduring bond and deep friendship they shared over the years.