By Akanksha Gupta Last Updated:
Not always do the media talk about the commendable work that the celebrities do, they make it to the headlines for their personal life too. Being a celeb-obsessed nation, we also look forward to know details about the personal lives of B-town celebrities as a gossip served with the morning newspaper. But not much is known about each celebrity before they entered the business of showbiz. We all know that Boney Kapoor and late Mona Shourie Kapoor’s star son, Arjun Kapoor is dating the dancing and fitness diva, Malaika Arora. (Also Read: 15 Bollywood Celebrities Who Dumped Their Partners After They Became Famous Stars)
But did you know that before making his debut in Bollywood in 2012, Arjun Kapoor had dated Salman Khan’s sister, Arpita Khan? Yes, before dating Salman’s ex-sister-in-law, Malaika, Arjun was in a serious relationship with Salman’s sister, Arpita for two years. Arpita and Arjun had started dating when he was 18 and weighed 140 kilos, and after ending their two-years-of-relationship, Arjun had taken control of his fitness and lifestyle to become a star in Bollywood.
In a throwback interview with the Bombay Times, Arjun Kapoor had revealed details about his relationship with Arpita Khan and how Salman Khan was partial towards him and take his side. Arjun had stated, "My first and only serious relationship so far was with Arpita Khan. We started seeing each other when I was 18 and it lasted for two years. I was also already attached to Salman bhai, but it was during the shooting of Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya that our relationship started. I was scared of Salman bhai and went and told him and the entire family as I wanted them to know from me first. They were very kind about it. He was taken aback, but he respects people and relationships. In fact, he was partial in that relationship where he would always take my side."
Throwing light on how Arpita Khan broke up with him and how it had affected him, Arjun Kapoor had stated, "I was 140 kgs, was assisting Nikhil Advani in Salaam-E-Ishq and had a girlfriend, would party and felt my life was headed in the right direction and felt sorted and thought that I would direct my film by 22, till she broke up with me and suddenly I was confused about what my future held for me. Even after breaking up, I would hang out with him. He was my friend, my father-figure, older brother, everything at that point. He was an older brother I never had and he made me realise how important it is to have an older brother." (Also Read: Ranbir And Arjun Kissing Girlfriends, Alia And Malaika On A Double Date In New York Is All Love)
While that was all about Arjun Kapoor’s past, he has now found his sapno ki mallika, Malaika Arora and they are going steady in their relationship. Be it attending the events, B-towns parties, family get-togethers with each other or going on secret vacations, Malaika and Arjun have been painting the town red with their mushy love. In 2019, Instagram pop-ups from Arjun and Malaika’s accounts, which could be read as "Happy bday my crazy, insanely funny n amazing @arjunkapoor love n happiness always" and "She has my heart… (literally)" had put an end to our wait as the lovebirds had finally confirmed their relationship. And since then, there has been no looking back for them as they don’t shy away from posting pictures with each other on social media and Instagram PDA.
Every month there’s a buzz in the media about Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora’s marriage, and time and again, the lovebirds deny such baseless reports. In an interview with The Times of India, Malaika had revealed that her hands are full as she is expanding her business. 2019 proved to be a great year for Malaika on the professional front as she got recognised as a businesswoman and a brand. And for marriage, Malaika had said that these things cannot be predicted. She had added that they have been honest about where they are standing right now and will take one step at a time to discuss the future.
In an interview with Pinkvilla, Malaika Arora had talked about giving love another chance after divorce with Arbaaz Khan. She was quoted as saying, "It feels amazing! When my marriage ended, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to be in another relationship and was scared of being heartbroken. But I also wanted to be in love, nurture a relationship, and this new me gave me the confidence to put myself out there and take a chance. I am so glad I did!" (Also Read: Malaika Arora Borrowed THIS Piece From Beau, Arjun Kapoor's Wardrobe For Gym Outing)
We wish Malaika and Arjun, happiness and love for eternity!