Wedding Anniversary Special: Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri 22 years on
Amid rife speculation about their dwindling marriage, twenty-two years later, SRK and Gauri seem to be doing just fine.
How fine, you ask? So fine, that they recently became parents for the third time to a famous baby named 'AbRam'.
Unlike most other couples in Bollywood town, SRK and Gauri have emerged as one of the most stable and longest standing unions in the industry till date.
Before achieving multiple record-breaking feats with 'Chennai Express' and even before his TV stint as a 'Fauji', the reigning 'King of Bollywood' was trumped over by a confident, defiant Delhi girl.
Entering wedlock at 21 years old, most in the industry believed SRK's marriage to Gauri would be doomed before it really began. And oh, how wrong were they!
Belonging to different religions, it seemed, was enough for Gauri's Hindu Brahmin parents to disapprove of their daughter being married off to a Muslim SRK. But the charmer that is Shah Rukh, successfully convinced her parents anyway.
Shah Rukh says he was 18 years old when he first saw Gauri, and that for him it was love at first sight. Gauri on the other hand said she avoided his advances by telling him she already had a boyfriend at that time.
Proving that he was indeed meant to be in Bollywood, SRK famously uttered "Mujhe bhi apna bhai bana lo", which is believed to have won Gauri over.
They were married on October 24, 1991, moving to Mumbai to begin their new life together. The same life, that would take them cross the two-decade threshold, accompanied by multiple ups and downs, including - little additions to their family, SRK's
SRK is quite uninhibited when it comes to expressing his devotion for his wife. Gauri too dotes on her ma,n having openly spoken about how hardworking and deserving he is of all his success.
Shah Rukh: "Gauri and I have one thing in common. I like me and she likes me. I don't know whether I am a nut but I am very intense about my love for Gauri...She's a part of me. Or rather, I am her appendage. I would say that our relationship is
But even all that abounding love didn't save SRK from rumours linking him to Priyanka Chopra. Admittedly, the strong as nails couple were temporarily displaced by the nature of reports that were surfacing in the media.
So much so that, even friendships with the fraternity began to show cracks. Whether or not is was a case on momentary discretion for SRK, we'll never know.
However, come October 2013, and all the hullabaloo seems to have blown over, leaving a once-again loved up SRK and Gauri Khan.
In a recent interview Shah Rukh had said on wife Gauri: "I think it's very difficult to live with a person like me. So I value her for the crap she takes from me, the lack of time I give her and the kind of person I am. I don't think there are very
DC wishes the gorgeous SRK and his lady love a very happy 22nd wedding anniversary, and prayers for many more beautiful years together!