It was 2003 when the broken engagement of Abhishek Bachchan and Karisma Kapoor became the biggest headlines in the entertainment industry. Neither the media nor people in the industry could digest the news of their breakup and till date, the real reason behind their separation is a mystery. On that note, we bring you a throwback interview with Abhishek Bachchan, in which he reacted by going through a personal crisis.
Abhishek: I have to feel the pain
Speaking to Rediff.com, when Abhishek was asked about his personal crisis i.e. his broken engagement to Karisma followed by the death of his grandfather Harivansh Rai Bachchan, he said: “I will I’m bound to feel the pain. But I have to rise above my personal issues.”
“I am accountable only to my parents”
Abhishek further added that his father, actor Amitabh Bachchan, taught him never to be afraid of reshoots as the audience will only see the final take.
He added: “As for my personal life, no one can force me to talk about it. This is my problem and my pain. The only ones I’m accountable to are my parents and my immediate family.
Did you know?
Karisma and Abhishek have been dating for over five years. It was in 2002, when the Kapoors and the Bachchans decided to turn their friendship into a “rishtedaari”.
Jaya had welcomed Karisma as her “future-daughter-in-law”
In 2002, Jaya Bachchan said: “I would like, along with the Bachchan and Nanda family, to welcome another family to our group and that is the Kapoors – Randhir and Babita Kapoor. And my future daughter-in-law, Karisma Kapoor. is Abhishek’s gift to his parents for his father’s 60th birthday.”
Cut to present
After Karisma’s relationship with Abhishek broke down, she got married to Sunjay Kapur, but her marriage didn’t last long and the duo parted ways on a sour note.
Abhishek on the other hand is married to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and they have a beautiful daughter named Aaradhya Bachchan.
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