Bollywood celebrity couple Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao have announced their divorce after 15 years of marriage in a joint statement. The couple recently celebrated their 15th marriage anniversary in December last year In December 2020 at Gir National Park along with their son Azad and Aamir’s daughter Ira Khan.
In the joint statement, the couple reflected upon their experiences, joy, laughter and emphasised upon beginning a new chapter in their lives as Co-parents to their son Azad. they informed that they have been planning about the separation for a long time and wish to remain devoted to raising their son.
They will continue to work together and collaborate on films, the Paani foundation, and other projects.
They said that they look forward to the best wishes and blessings of their loved ones and see the divorce as the start of a new journey and not as an end.
The duo first met on the sets of Lagaan in 2000 when Aamir was an actor and producer of the film and Kiran was Assistant Director of the movie. They met again on the sets of Dil Chahta Hai in 2003.
When Aamir divorced his then-wife Reena Dutta in 2003 he again connected with Rao on sets an advertisement and married in December 2005. They have a son via surrogacy who was born on 1st December 2011.
Khan was earlier married to Reena Dutta and got divorced after 16 years of marriage in 2002. He has a son-Junaid and a daughter- Ira with Reena.
Right now the actor is working upon his upcoming film Laal Singh Chadda – the official remake of Tom Hank’s 1994 cult movie Forrest Gump and Kiran is Co-producing the film.