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When Aamir Khan broke up after divorce from first wife Reena Dutta, Salman Khan extended a helping hand

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and filmmaker Kiran Rao announced their divorce on Saturday after 15 years of marriage. Both announced their divorce on 3 July. The couple released a statement saying that they would be together professionally, and would also raise their son Azad Rao Khan together. Aamir Khan married Kiran Rao in 2005 after divorce from his first wife Reena Dutta and now both are separating. That is, this is Aamir Khan’s second divorce. Aamir Khan has spoken many times about the emptiness that came in life after his divorce from Reena Dutta.

Aamir Khan also talked about this in Karan Johar’s talk show Koffee With Karan. Aamir Khan said that the friendship between him and Salman Khan happened when he was going through a difficult phase after his divorce from Reena Dutta in 2002. During this, Salman Khan extended a helping hand towards him and came out as a true friend. After this, the friendship of both also started.

Talking about this to host Karan Johar, Aamir Khan said, ‘My experience working with Salman Khan in Andaz Apna Apna was very bad. I didn’t like him at all during that time. I considered him rude and careless. I just wanted to stay away from Salman after my experience working with him.

‘Salman entered my life when I was going through the most difficult phase. I was grappling with the pain of divorce from my wife Reena. But later we bumped into each other and he expressed his desire to meet me. We met and had a drink together. After this our real friendship started and with time it just kept getting stronger.

Aamir and Salman worked together in the 1994 comedy film Andaz Apna Apna directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. Andaz Apna Apna also stars Karisma Kapoor, Raveena Tandon and Paresh Rawal in lead roles along with Salman-Aamir.

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