It has been officially announced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao on Saturday that they will divorce after 15 years of marriage.
According to NDTV, The couple has said in a statement that they will continue to “remain devoted parents” to their son Azad.
“In these 15 beautiful years together we have shared a lifetime of experiences, joy, and laughter, and our relationship has only grown in trust, respect, and love. Now we would like to begin a new chapter in our lives – no longer as husband and wife, but as co-parents and family for each other,” a joint statement read. “We began a planned separation some time ago, and now feel comfortable to formalize this arrangement, of living separately yet sharing our lives the way an extended family does.”
This statement shows mutual understanding and affirms that the couple would continue to collaborate in movies, along with their joint non-profit charity Paani Foundation, and other projects.
“A big thank you to our families and friends for their constant support and understanding about this evolution in our relationship, and without whom we would not have been so secure in taking this leap,” read an excerpt from their statement.
“We request our well-wishers for good wishes and blessings, and hope that – like us – you will see this divorce not as an end, but as the start of a new journey.”
Aamir Khan also took to his official Instagram account and shared the heart-breaking news with his fans as captioned “15 years of marriage ended.”
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