Actors Karina Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan celebrate their eighth wedding anniversary on Friday. The couple, who starred in three films together – Agent Vinod, Omkara and Tashan – are also the parents of their son Taimur and a second baby who will soon arrive.
Did you know that when Karina told her parents – veteran actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita – that she wanted a quiet wedding, away from the media glare in 2012, they tried to think against her. “We threatened that if we were not allowed to do it our way, we would flee to London and marry alone,” she told Vogue magazine in an interview in 2013.
“During the years of courtship and together we realized that there is no value left for anything. People just want to know what we eat, which designer I wear, who we invite. Saif and I decided we wanted to keep the sacred purest part of our relationship. We followed the protocol by going out on the terrace and waving to the media after we officially registered the marriage, but they didn̵
Saif and Kareena make one of Bollywood’s most beloved couples, but did you know that many people warn Kareena not to marry Saif at the peak of their careers. But she was so in love, and yet she did.
“The decision to get married was … it’s not a crime to be in love, and if no one wants to work with me because I’m in love and I’m married, then no, because I’m going to do what I want. Everyone said your career was over, and I said if so, so be it. But that’s what I want to do, this is the person I want to spend the rest of my life with and I will do it. I think this is the best decision I have made so far, “she said at the 2019 Hindustan Times Summit.
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Karina and Saif are currently in Delhi with Taimur. She was there to shoot for her upcoming film “Laal Singh Chaddha” with Aamir Khan. They are staying with Saif’s mother Sharmila Tagore at Pataudi Palace.
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