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It is said that marriages are made in heaven, and no matter how cliche it may sound, somewhere deep down we all agree to it. The universe has its own beautiful way of introducing us to our soulmates. And Bollywood actor, Shahid Kapoor is a perfect example of it. When the entire world had thought that he will marry someone from the industry, he had left every mouth wide open by opting for an arranged marriages. Yes, he met his gorgeous wife, Mira Rajput Kapoor in a arrange setup. He said 'yes' after their 'first meeting'. And rest, as we say, is history! (Recommend Read: Neha Dhupia Forgets Her Wedding Month In A Chat Show, Hubby Angad Bedi's Reaction Is Hilarious)
Shahid, who has witnessed his parents' broken marriage at a young age, wanted a marriage that lasts forever. When he had met Mira for the first time, the duo didn't stop talking for seven hours. While there were many who raised eyebrows on the 14-year age gap, it never really became a problem for the couple. The duo has redefined the meaning of true love for many of us and restored our faith in the institution of marriage.
Recently, Shahid was invited at Neha Dhupia's show, No Filter Neha, wherein he shared one thing that his wife, Mira hates the most. The actor opened up on how they are two different personalities and fight often on anything and everything. And how they give the best advice but he plays the experience card which she hates the most. He had also shared that he feels immensely happy for sharing his life with someone like Mira.
The actor was quoted as saying, "We can fight about everything and anything. We have a very strong and different point of views. For the kind of person I am, I am very happy that I have somebody like that. Although on a daily basis it might be difficult to deal with but when I look at the bigger picture, I know she is really good for me. And I am guessing I am also good for her. We always tend to tell each other the part that we are not seeing ourselves. Mira is always able to give me another perspective and when I look back after coming out of a situation, I feel very glad that she said what she said to me. I always pull the experience card on her which she hates."
Shahid and Mira are often questioned about their 14-year age gap. In an interview with the Vogue magazine, Mira had shared that his experience and fluidity towards life is what helps in their relationship. And that his experience and age difference helps her from gaining a fresh perspective. (Also Read: Alia Bhatt Shares A Throwback Picture Of Mom, Soni Razdan With A Heart-Melting Note On Her Birthday)
At the young age of 21, Mira had decided to marry Shahid Kapoor and create her own world for which she often been trolled and criticised. A couple of weeks ago, at a film festival in Mumbai, Shahid had decided to address the issue and had finally opened up on people criticising his wife's decision of marrying early. The actor had said, "My wife is an amazingly mature, evolved human being who decided and was sure of who she wanted to marry at the age of 20. How many people have the conviction to do that? I think you spend your life well in your 30s like I have. I had no clue what I wanted to do in 20. It takes a lot of clarity and conviction even whether it’s work or marriage to decide that you want to do this at this stage in your life."
Shahid had also talked about his wife's plan of having kids at an early age and had shared, "Because she was like, ‘By the time I was 25, I’d be done being a wife, I’ve had both my kids and I’ve had time for myself.’ So, why should I be clarifying her choices? Why is everybody judging other people on their choices? Let everybody be who they want to be. Decide for yourself who you want to be and learn to respect who somebody else wants to be. It’s essential." (Don't Miss: Saif Ali Khan Rubbished The Speculations About Sending Son, Taimur Ali Khan To Boarding School)
Well, we love Shahid and Mira's love for each other!
A happy marriage is all about keeping love alive even after years of living together! It is not about how well you started off as a couple, but it is about how much effort you have put into to make your own 'happily ever after'. And Bollywood actor, Shahid Kapoor andRead More