Celebrities Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao announced their divorce in a joint statement on Saturday. They have parted ways after 15 years of marriage and said they have decided to work as ‘devoted parents to their son, Azad. Aamir and Kiran tied the knot in 2005. After the former couple made an official announcement today, in an interview, close friend Amin Hajee, who was also Aamir’s Best man revealed actor’s friends tried to convince the couple. Amin shared he is still coming to terms with Aamir and Kiran’s decision.
Speaking with News18, Amin Hajee revealed his family has known about Aamir and Kiran for a while, but the announcement was made today. He said, “My family has known about this for a while but it’s just Aamir and Kiran and has decided to announce it today. I am still coming to terms with this great loss.” Hajee further added, “As we speak they are together with Azad (Rao Khan) in Kargil. In fact, Kiran sent me a photograph of the three of them today morning. I showed it to my family and told them that they are still together but it is just that their marital status has changed."
Amin Hajee went on to mention that friends of Aamir and Kiran tried to speak to the couple to check if things can work out. Talking about it, he further said, “Aamir was the best man at my wedding and I was the best man at his wedding to Kiran so it is a personal loss for us. We sat together and discussed it, but as I said, these guys don’t make a decision unless they have gone through it thoroughly. I didn’t tell them that you can’t do this but I wish I could.” He added, “But I respect both of them and their decision. I know that it was heartbreaking even for them. I am really heartbroken and I told my wife Charlotte. It’s a big defeat for me. Sometimes two good people may not be meant to be together."
Hajee then said that Aamir and Kiran are mature people and that they are a great team. He said he prays for their happiness and for them to be with each other forever. Amin even said, “We have to respect them, love them and accept this decision without raising any questions.” Also Read: Aamir Khan And Kiran Rao Announce Divorce: All About Their Beautiful 15-Year Journey-EXCLUSIVE
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao welcomed their first child together, Azad in 2015.
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