Revisiting Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan's love story on their 12th marriage anniversary
Updated On : 20 Apr 2019,12:09 PM
Abhishek and Aishwarya met on the sets of the movie, Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke (2000), and later worked on another film, Kuch Naa Kaho (2003). At this time, they were just friends. Sparks flew between the two only during the shoot of Kajra Re from Bunty Aur Bubli.
Love blossomed on the sets of Guru and Umrao Jaan. Finally, it was after the premiere of the film, Guru, in Toronto, when he proposed to her in New York, and she immediately accepted his proposal. Abhishek proposed to her with a studio prop from the sets of Guru, and not an actual diamond ring.
The couple finally got married on April 20, 2007. The baarat started from one of the residences of the Bachchans, Jalsa, to their other house, Prateeksha.
The birth of Aaradhya in 2011, like their marriage, was in the spotlight and when three years post the baby, Aishwarya showed no inclination to sign a film, everyone assumed she was not any longer keen on acting.
Despite living life under public scrutiny, Abhishek and Aishwarya fiercely guard their privacy. Only on rare ocassions they have spoken about each other and have always given credit to their friendship for their succesful married life.