Indian Bollywood actor and director Farhan Akhtar and his wife Adhuna Akhtar attend the first day of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) summer resort 2012 in Mumbai on March 2, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Sujit Jaiswal. (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)
The famous Bollywood Actor, Singer and Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar and his wife, hair stylist Adhuna Akhtar got separated after 16 years of marriage. There are many rumours of the couple separating, the rumours got stronger when Adhuna was nowhere to be seen with Farhan during the release of his latest film Wazir as well as Daboo Ratnani’s calendar launch.
In an earlier interview, Farhan had said, “I believe that for any relationship or marriage to be successful, the couple has to be great friends. It is also important to keep reinventing your friendship. Besides being my wife, Adhuna is a great friend and I know I can share my deepest secrets with her.”
Aditi Rao Hydari is the reason behind the couple’s split. Aditi and Farhan starred in Wazir and have been really fond of each other.
The couple released a statement which read, “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.”
They got married in 2000 and have 2 daughters Shakya and Akira.