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Kahin Na Kahin, Koi Na Koi Mere Liye Banaya Gaya Hai... Aur Kabhi Na Kabhi Main Usse Zaroor Milungi… A YRF film which gave every 90s kid a hope to find their soulmate is none other than Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Karisma Kapoor starrer, Dil To Pagal Hai. ‘Someone, somewhere, is made for us’ - this dialogue has reinstated the faith in us to wait for the right person and the right time. It has also strengthened our belief that time take its own course of connecting us with our ‘THE ONE’, our soulmate! (Also Read: Madhuri Left Bollywood At The Peak Of Her Career To Marry A Doctor Who Was Her Brother's Choice)
Madhuri Dixit’s aforementioned dialogue from the film, Dil To Pagal Hai came true when she met the man of her dreams. In 1999, after reigning the throne of B-town for more than a decade, Madhuri stepped down to marry her soulmate, Dr Sriram Nene. Far from the media glare, Madhuri walked down the aisle on October 17, 1999, with Sriram, who was completely unaware of his then-to-be wife’s stardom.
On October 17, 2018, Madhuri and Sriram have completed 19 years of their marital bliss. Wishing each other on social media, Madhuri shared a picture of the two and captioned it, “Kahin na kahin, koi na koi mere liye banaya gaya hai... and this became true when I met this man! Here's to spending a lifetime filled with love, fun & adventures with my most prized possession. Happy wedding anniversary, Ram. Love you!”
Sriram too shared a photo with Madhuri, and wrote with it, “Wishing my soulmate and love a very happy 19th anniversary. Look forward to the adventures ahead!!” Here’s the picture that he had shared:
As we mentioned earlier, US-based Sriram had no idea about who ‘Madhuri Dixit’ was and the massive fan-following she has, it was after their engagement he brought her movie DVDs and watched it. As Madhuri’s sister shared in an interview, “Sriram brought home a couple of Madhuri’s films and actually watched them after he got engaged.” (Also Read: Take Cue From These 11 Most Gorgeous Saree Looks Of Madhuri Dixit To Rock Your Own 'Saree Look')
Post their marriage, Madhuri’s perfect gentleman husband, Sriram took her away from the entire hullabaloo and paparazzi, and together they created their own La La Land in Los Angeles. This made-for-each-other couple was blessed with their first son, Arin Nene in the year 2003 and their second son, Rayaan Nene in the year 2005.
In a recent interview, Madhuri revealed that she met Sriram by chance and also by the cunningness of her brother in LA. Sharing the first reaction after meeting him, the Dhak Dhak girl stated, “It was very wonderful because I was very surprised to know that he didn’t know that I am an actress and I work in Hindi film. He was really not aware of all that. So, it was wonderful (laughs).”
Madhuri further added, “After we met, he asked, ‘will you come mountain biking with me?’ and I thought it will be fine, there’s a mountain and you have to bike. But upon reaching the mountain I realised it’s very difficult. At one point I told him, ‘I can’t do it’. He asked me, ‘You don’t know mountain biking?’”
In another interview, Sriram revealed his reaction when he met Madhuri, “You know the film industry here, is crazy. So, I didn’t know how she would be when I first heard of her. But then I met her brother; he was so grounded and humble. And then I met her.” Stating the reason behind their successful marriage, Sriram was quoted as saying, “We strike the right balance. She has always been grounded. I am the dreamer and adventurer. She has taught me patience and I have taught her organization.”
Dr Nene went on to say, “A romantic date is about the person you are with and how you treat each other. I would say that we could be anywhere and enjoy each other’s company.” When Madhuri was asked why she left her career at peak, she proudly said, “Because I was in love.” (Also Read: Madhuri Dixit Was Once Rejected By A Famous Bollywood Singer For Marriage For Being Too Thin)
We wish this lovely couple, Madhuri and Sriram, years of togetherness and love. Happy anniversary you two!