Ever since pictures of Pakistani actress Mahira Khan in New York City with Ranbir Kapoor went viral last year, the actress has been in the limelight. She was trolled heavily when pictures of her smoking out in public with Ranbir Kapoor emerged.
Mahira received much flak unlike Ranbir, so much so that the actor issued a statement coming to her rescue saying, “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 said is the inequality in judgement just because she is a woman. I request you to stop the negativity and move on with your beautiful god gifted lives. Peace and Love.” He further added, “PS: Both smoking and hate are injurious to health.”
Source – India Today
Soon after rumours were rife that the two actors were in fact dating, which has neither been denied nor confirmed by both camps. Recently Mahira was asked in an interview if she was in love. She responded with, “No, actually.” She added, “No, I have been, I was. Now, I realise that love is peace. Love is when you are with somebody and its okay and you don’t have to talk. Their presence is important.” Her response is perplexing as it doesn’t clearly indicate if she and Ranbir were dating.
When asked about the leaked photos she said, “I was completely shattered and broken. I would think about posting a statement every day. Then I would stop myself because I just wouldn’t know what to say.”
Mahira Khan was earlier married to writer Ali Askari and has a child with him. When asked about a second wedding and how she would like it to be she replied, “It’s my wedding, I can go anywhere I want. I want a destination wedding if I ever get married again; maybe up north will be nice.”