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Malaika Arora Khan and Arbaaz Khan are two names that need no introduction. This 'Power Couple' is one of the strongest and most stylish couples in the Bollywood. They are the most sought-after celebrities for relationship advice too.
What makes them unique is the devotion that they have for each other, which is clearly visible on their faces. They fell in love and got married at the peak of their respective careers. Read the wonderful and simple love story of this dashing couple.
Usually, the first date for most of the couples is a coffee date. Well, for these two, coffee was the meeting ground, but in an unusual way. It was 1993, when Arbaaz and Malaika were called for a rather bold commercial shoot for a coffee brand, Mr Coffee. They met there for the first time and were completely blown away by each other. It was love at first sight for them.
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They soon started dating, and their courtship was a very strong affair that lasted for five years and culminated into a marriage.
Recalling those days, Malaika said:
“We both fell in love at the same time. But, I was the one who said that we should get married. Arbaaz did not propose to me."
Malaika and Arbaaz come from two different religions, which readily lead to the speculations regarding what culture will they chose to celebrate their wedding. But, what they did put all the questions at bay.
On December 12,1998, after five years of being in a steady relationship, Malaika and Arbaaz took vows in front of their friends and family in a church, in the morning. Following that was a nikah in the evening, and a lavish reception at night. Though the wedding events were grand, the guest list was kept short as Malaika and Arbaaz are very private people.
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In 2002, Malaika gave birth to a baby boy, and they became proud parents of baby Arhaan. Although, Arhaan is the baby, Malaika considers handling Arbaaz a rather tough job. But she also said that:
"He (Arbaaz) is a very supportive husband."
She considers him her strength that has helped her to be where she is right now. From taking care of Arhaan to pushing her to take care of her fitness, he has always been a pillar of strength for her. She considers him a very romantic husband. And, when asked about the most romantic thing that Arbaaz has done for her, she said:
"He has done a lot of romantic things for me, but there is one thing that he keeps on saying and it is, 'baby we are getting old together'. So, I imagine myself getting old together with him."
When you are married to someone for 17 years, you love some of the things they do and hate the other ones, but you accept the entire package. Malaika and Arbaaz also have their respective lists of likes and dislikes about each other.
According to Malaika, it is:
"His ability to laugh at himself is what I like. And, what irritates me is that he is untidy."
According to Arbaaz, it is:
"She plays every role of women brilliantly. She is very balanced with that. But, she does not accept her faults easily"
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Arbaaz and Malaika, together make an ideal couple. Everyone looks up to them for a piece of advice. Well, Arbaaz surely has one for everyone.
“It’s very important to give each other some space. If you smother anyone, somewhere or the other, it pressurises the person. If you love someone truly, set them free,”
No controversy or rumour has ever affected their relationship. They love and trust each other completely. They make a picture perfect family, and there is something that every couple can learn from them. We hope that this adorable couple keep on going this strong for years to come.
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