August 14, 2015 8:14:27 pm
Actress Asin calls her love story eerily similar to that in her debut Bollywood movie ‘Ghajini’. That just like Sanjay Singhania, Rahul Sharma also was a self made man trying to build his company into the biggest mobile company in India when he first met Asin was more than just a coincidence.
In a report published in the Times Of India, Asin telltales, “My story is eerily similar to the story of my film Ghajini. Rahul and I first met at the private airport of Mumbai as I was going to another country for work with Akshay Kumar for the promotions of ‘Housefull 2’. Now, I have just walked in and Akshay takes these early morning flights. So there was Akshay, me and this person who was just a stranger not connected to the film. So I wished everybody good morning and then there is this guy standing next to Akshay who he introduced me to as his friend Rahul. We exchanged ‘hi’s and went into the flight.
Eventually, as the day unfolded, during the day I have realised who he was. I realised that it was actually, his flight, his tournament we were going for, he was sponsoring us and basically everything was happening because of him. I liked the quality. He was very simple and down-to-earth and that quality stuck with me.”
“And then Akshay tells me the same day, ‘I think you two will be good for each other.’ I was like, ‘What? Where is this coming from?’ Akshay is a very good friend, one of my favourite co-stars and can joke with me, so I thought this one was also one of his random jokes.”
The progression of her love story was very natural with Rahul falling for Asin’s charms and asking her parents their permission for their alliance only after having spoken to her over phone few times.
Asin says, “So after our first meeting, we had spoken a few times over the phone and then Rahul was somehow convinced that I was the girl for him, so on one of the times, he asked me if he could meet my parents. We had just spoken 2-3 times, that too thanks to Akshay.”
> Anyways, Rahul came and met my parents and expressed his intention to them. He is very sorted and knows his mind clearly. And he tells them, ‘I would like your daughter’s hand in marriage.’ And they said, ‘Okay, but let’s ask her what she wants.’ I said, ‘I want some time.’ So with their permission, we started to get to know each other.”
Asin further says, “My relationship is not a secret, it’s just private. And there is a difference between what is a secret and what is private. Both of us are extremely low profile and we don’t like to flaunt anything, be it our relationship or anything else.’
Upon being asked whether she will continue with doing movies after marriage, Asin says, “I have been working from the age of 14 and as of now, I am not taking up anything and will definitely take a break from films.”
And motherhood? “I have not really thought of motherhood or that far ahead but it will be a natural succession,” she signs off.
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