"I feel so happy when I talk to her."
Bollywood’s perfectionist Aamir Khan revealed how he fell in love with his second wife Kiran Rao after his first marriage with Reena Dutta ended.
Typically, Aamir Khan prefers to keep his personal life private. This is usually seen at various events where he will often talks about his films and social projects as opposed to his family life.
However, in an old video which has resurfaced online, Aamir has disclosed intimate aspects about his personal life.
In the video, Aamir candidly speaks about his relationship with his wife Kiran, how they fell in love, his divorce and relationship with his ex-wife Reena.
Aamir Khan was married to Reena Dutta for 16 years before their marriage ended in 2002.
The Bollywood actor can be heard speaking about how he first met Kiran. He said:
“I met Kiran when I was doing Lagaan (2001). She was one of the ADs (assistant directors) on that but at that time we didn’t have any relationship, we were not even great friends.
“She was one of the people on the unit. It was after my separation and divorce after some time that I met her again.
“In that moment of trauma, her phone came and I talked to her on the phone for half an hour.
“And when I put the phone down, I said, ‘My God! I feel so happy when I talk to her.’ It struck me in that instant that when I am talking to her I am so happy.”
Aamir further added that the couple shares an amazing bond and are “constantly laughing” together.
Aamir went on to mention how he is attracted to “strong women”. He explained:
“I like strong women. My first wife Reena, my second wife Kiran. So, I like people who are strong, I don’t wanna bring them down to women and men. I like people who are strong.”
Despite ending their marriage, Aamir Khan and Reena Dutta share a friendly relationship. Aamir praised his ex-wife saying:
“She is a wonderful person as well. Sometimes a relationship doesn’t work but I have a lot of love and respect for her.”
“In fact, we are working together on this Paani project. She is the COO of the company.”
Aamir and Reena share two children together, son Junaid Khan and daughter Ira Khan who live with their mother.
It is great to receive a glimpse into Aamir Khan’s life and see him speak fondly of his wife Kiran Rao and ex-wife Reena Dutta.