Farhan Akhtar-Adhuna ends marriage, issue joint statement


After ending 16 years of blissful marriage, actor Farhan Akhtar and his wife Adhuna parted ways. The couple issued a joint statement with states that they are calling off their marriage mutually but their responsibility as a parents will remain the same. The couple has been blessed with two children, Shakya and Akira.

Here’s what it states, "This is to announce that we, Adhuna and Farhan, have mutually and amicably decided to separate. Our children remain our priority and it is immensely important to us, as responsible parents, that they be protected from unwarranted speculation and public glare. We sincerely request that we are given the privacy that is required at this time to move forward in a dignified manner," the official statement read.

Adhuna and Farhan’s love story began on the set of ‘Dil Chahata Hai’. Adhuna started her career  as a hair stylist from this very film.

After three years of courtship, the couple entered into wedlock in 2000. Even though Adhuna is six years older than Farhan, age difference was never an issue between them. What caused the rift is still not known.

Apart from being a husband and a wife, Farhan and Adhuna also bonded over work. Adhuna like a true partner involved in all the creative decisions of Farhan.

Unfortunately, another Bollywood marriage went kaput!