By Monisha G Kumar Last Updated:
Ranbir Kapoor is the national crush, and the handsome actor has been linked with many actresses in Bollywood. From dating Deepika Padukone to Katrina Kaif and finally tying the knot with Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor’s name is linked with many divas. Another name on the list is Pakistani actress, Mahira Khan, who was reportedly head-over-heels in love with the charmer.
Mahira Khan, the Pakistani diva is one of the popular names in Pakistani films. She rose to fame in India with her Bollywood debut film, Raees in 2017, opposite Shah Rukh Khan. Her on-screen chemistry with Shah Rukh was hailed by many, and she wooed the audience with her performance. Post the release of Raees, a picture of Ranbir and Mahira went viral, where the two were seen smoking.
Soon reports were rife about their alleged relationship. Some time back, Mahira Khan attended the wedding festivity of celebrity photographer, Shahbaz Shazi with Leena Sharil. A video from the event went viral where the gorgeous actress was seen dancing to Ranbir Kapoor’s song, Channa Mereya. As soon as Mahira notices the camera recording her, she stops dancing.
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As the video was shared on social media, netizens were quick to comment on Mahira’s dancing. One user wrote, “Pyaar sachha tha.” While another commented, “Jab camera dikha to band kar diya lmao”
As per multiple reports, Ranbir Kapoor first met Mahira Khan at a party in abroad. It was his Ae Dil Hai Mushkil co-star, Fawad Khan, who introduced Ranbir to Mahira. The duo hit it off instantly and kept in touch. To add fire to the rumours, Ranbir and Mahira were photographed while smoking in New York in 2017. In the pictures, Mahira was seen donning a backless white dress, while Ranbir kept it casual in a grey T-shirt and beige-coloured pants.
As soon as the pictures went viral, Mahira Khan was brutally trolled, and the Pakistani actress' relationship with Ranbir turned into headlines. However, Ranbir Kapoor came to her aid and released a statement and said:
“I’ve gotten to know Mahira in a personal capacity over the last few months. She is somebody who I admire and respect, for her achievements and even more for the person she is.It is very unfair the way she is being judged and spoken about. What is also sad is the inequality in judgment just because she is a woman.
Meanwhile, Ranbir Kapoor is happily married to Alia Bhatt and is a father of a baby girl, Raha. Mahira Khan, on the other hand, is a single mother to her 11-year-old son, Azlan.
Pakistani beauty, Mahira Khan was a central figure in two controversies in 2017. The first was because of her debut Bollywood film, Raees, opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The political tension between India and Pakistan and the hugely controversial popular demand to not include Pakistani artists in Indian cinemas sparked anRead More