By Ekta Chanana Last Updated:
Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh were so much-in-love in the '90s that they decided to opt for a hush-hush wedding. However, not many know that Saif Ali Khan never invited his parents, Sharmila Tagore or Tiger Pataudi. Recently, we stumbled upon an old interview of Sharmila, which she gave to a '90s magazine, and revealed how Saif never invited he while she was in Bombay at that time.
As soon as Saif and Amrita tied the knot secretly, the entire media was abuzz with their wedding news. After numerous attempt, a journalist reached Sharmila Tagore and Tiger Pataudi and asked about their son, Saif's secret wedding. To this, Sharmila confirmed that they got married and revealed that she wasn't there at the wedding while she was in Bombay. She was quoted as saying:
"Yes, the two are married. But no - I was't there at the wedding although I was in Bombay at the time in connection with my flat."
Sharmila further called her son, Saif's decision impulsive. She added that her son and her daughter-in-law had her and her husband's blessings. She also revealed that the wedding won't affect Saif's career, as she herself did the super hit film, Aradhana right after marriage.
For the unversed, Amrita was twelve years older than Saif. Despite it all, Saif had married Amrita in a secret wedding in October 1991. After which, they had their share of ups and downs and remained with each other for almost ten years until their divorce. They parted ways on a sour note. A lot was written about their relationship.
It was in the early 2000s when rumours were rife that the love in Saif and Amrita's love marriage was over. In 2004, they divorced each other. While Amrita kept mum on her personal life, Saif revealed how he was tired of the constant fights and getting yelled at. According to reports, Saif Ali Khan gave his ex-wife, Amrita Singh Rs.5 crores as alimony.
Well, Sharmila Tagore and the late Tiger Pataudi amazingly handled their son, Saif Ali Khan's impulsive decision of getting married to his ex-ladylove, Amrita Singh in those times.