Leander Paes' Alleged Ex-Wife, Rhea Pillai Wins Domestic Violence Case Against Him After 7 Years

Rhea Pillai won the domestic violence case against her alleged ex-husband, Leander Paes, after seven years. Check out the details inside!

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Leander Paes' Alleged Ex-Wife, Rhea Pillai Wins Domestic Violence Case Against Him After 7 Years

Rhea Pillai is the ex-wife of Sanjay Dutt, and cheating on him, she had started dating Leander Paes in 2003. They were in a live-in relationship, and if the rumours are to be believed, they had got married between 2005 and 2008 at Colaba. While there is no strong evidence to confirm their wedding, they have a daughter together named Aiyana. However, in June 2014, Rhea had filed a domestic violence case against Leander and his father and had demanded the custody of their daughter.  

In 2017, it was reported that Leander Paes was paying Rs. 1.5 lakh per month to Rhea Pillai, while she had requested him to pay Rs. 2.62 lakh. Aiyana was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2016 and Rhea had wanted Leander to pay Rs. 1.87 lakh for their daughter's medical expenses and Rs. 75,000 for herself. Instead of reconciling after their daughter, Aiyana's medical condition, Leander and Rhea both had continued their legal battle, and the case had taken new twists and turns after every hearing. Now, finally, the court has given the verdict in their domestic violence case.

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Leander Paes And Rhea Pillai

A Metropolitan magistrate court in Mumbai issued the orders in Rhea Pillai and Leander Paes’ domestic violence case. According to a report in PTI, Metropolitan magistrate, Komal Singh Rajput passed the order earlier this month that Leander had committed various acts of domestic violence against Rhea. The magistrate said, "It is proved that the respondent caused various acts of domestic violence." The court also ordered Leander to pay a monthly rent of Rs. 50,000 apart from monthly maintenance of Rs. 1 lakh to Rhea if she chooses to leave their shared property. The magistrate also mentioned that as Leander’s career in tennis is ‘almost over’, it would cause prejudice to order him to live in a rented home while paying maintenance to Rhea.

Leander Paes Rhea Pillai

In an interview with the Mumbai Mirror, Rhea Pillai had talked about her relationship with Leander Paes and had shared that she was just trying to save her marriage despite all the suffering. She had said:

"Nothing was ever hunky dory. I was just saving my marriage for the sake of my child. I had made peace with myself but there came a point when I decided that we needed to separate. His ego couldn't accept my decision."

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Well, Leander Paes is currently in a relationship with actress, Kim Sharma. The rumours had started in August 2021, when the two were spotted together in a restaurant bar in Goa. Moreover, Leander and Kim had hung out at the Pousada By The Beach and had shared photos where they were seen enjoying a traditional meal.

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On September 5, 2021, Kim Sharma had confirmed her relationship with the former tennis player, Leander Paes. The actress had taken to her Instagram handle and had made their relationship official. She had shared an adorable picture with her boyfriend, Leander, with a cute couple kissing emoji in the caption. Even though the couple has not confirmed anything in the media, Kim and Leander's social media handles are filled with their lovey-dovey pictures, which prove that they are together.

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We hope this ends the battle between Leander Paes and Rhea Pillai!

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