Bollywood: Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao to divorce after 15 years
The couple has said in a statement that they will "remain devoted parents" to their son Azad.
Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao announced on Saturday that they will divorce after 15 years of marriage.
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According to NDTV, the celebrity couple have said in a statement that they will "remain devoted parents" to their son Azad, whom they welcomed in 2011.
"In these 15 beautiful years together we have shared a lifetime of experiences, joy and laughter, and our relationship has only grown in trust, respect and love. Now we would like to begin a new chapter in our lives - no longer as husband and wife, but as co-parents and family for each other," a joint statement read. "We began a planned separation some time ago, and now feel comfortable to formalise this arrangement, of living separately yet sharing our lives the way an extended family does."
The statement also affirmed that the pair would continue to collaborate on films, their joint non-profit charity Paani Foundation, and other projects.
"A big thank you to our families and friends for their constant support and understanding about this evolution in our relationship, and without whom we would not have been so secure in taking this leap," read an excerpt from their statement.
"We request our well wishers for good wishes and blessings, and hope that - like us - you will see this divorce not as an end, but as the start of a new journey."
Khan was previously married to Reena Dutta, with whom he has a daughter named Ira Khan and a son named Junaid.