Kiran Rao has revealed that she and Aamir Khan got married “because of their parents”.

Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao at the screening

New Delhi:

Even after Kiran Rao and Aamir Khan announced their divorce in 2021, they have a cordial relationship. In a recent conversation with Kiran Rao those people Due to parental pressure, it was revealed that she and Aamir got married. They were in a live-in relationship before marriage. Speaking to She The People, Kiran said, “I’ve always felt that (marriage as an institution needs to be rethought). Aamir and I lived together for a year before we got married for real. We did it more because of parents and guardians. You know… the rest. All and even then we knew that if you can work as individuals as well as a couple in that organization, it’s a great organization.”

Kiran also thought He spoke of the institution of marriage and how it can “force” responsibilities on women. Kiran added, “What we don’t talk about enough is how marriage creates obstacles, especially for women. How you can find a way to fit yourself into the organization. This is something for debate and discussion. Esther Perel (American psychologist) has a wonderful article on this. The book is written, and this nuclear family setup is a pressure, and in fact, women are expected to keep in touch with their in-laws.”

In a recent interview with NDTV earlier this year, Kiran Rao spoke about her decision to go public with her divorce. Speaking to NDTV, she said, “It was a conscious decision because in some ways, we realized that… you know you’re in the public eye. You live your life very publicly. What we were doing was completely legal, about that. It’s good to be upfront and not make people guess about it.”

During the conversation, Kiran Rao added, “So what happens when you say it, people can interpret it, but when you don’t, it’s very easy for people to gloss over it. And we’ve seen how big public figures are. When it’s annoying and painful. They are dragged through things as they go through time.”

On the work front, Kiran Rao makes his directorial comeback after a decade Laapataaa ladies, the film is getting a lot of love from the audience and critics. The film is co-produced by Aamir Khan’s production house.

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