Top 20 Bollywood Power Couples: Aamir Khan And Kiran Rao, How Love Lost And Found

Mina Muzumdar |Sep 06, 2019

Without doubt, Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao is not only one of the most powerful couples in Bollywood but also in India.

With more than three decades in Bollywood and astounding net worth, undoubtedly, Aamir Khan is one of most influencer actor in the industry, a megastar and a powerful man in India. Together with his wife, Kiran Rao, who is an undisputed talented director, they are the third in Top 20 Bollywood Power Couples. But more than their vast mountain of wealth, Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao's love story wins the hearts of millions.


Aamir Khan and the shadow of divorce that left him in trauma

The actor tied the knot with his ex-wife Reena Dutta when both were at a quite young age in April 1986. Despite the fact that they have different religion as Reena is a Hindu and Aamir is Muslim, they still overcome their distinction in religion.

In a hush-hush wedding quickly organized at the registrar's office, 21-year-old Aamir Khan and 19-year-old Reena Dutta officially became husband and wife.


But no one even their family knew that they were married because Reena was still a student while Aamir Khan struggled to earn a living.

However, the couple parted way in 2002 with both remained silent about the reason behind their divorce. Reena takes the custody of their two children Junaid and Ira while Aamir Khan has the right to meet his children on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and alternate weekend.



After divorce, the two still good friends and show responsibility to their mutual children. Not only being seen at Aamir’s film premieres, but she is reportedly having a good relationship with Aamir’s current wife.

Reena Dutta And Kiran Rao
Reena Dutta and Aamir Khan's current wife Kiran Rao

The Bollywood superstar then admitted he just got rid of the shadow of divorce when he met film producer Kiran Rao.

How love lost and found

It's clear that even Mr Perfectionist can't have a perfect love story. Aamir Khan first met Kiran while he was shooting for Oscar's nominated film Lagaan in 2001.

But disposing of rumours had been doing around that Kiran Rao was the reason for his separation with ex-wife, Aamir Khan said: 

"She was one of the ADs (assistant directors) on that but at that time, we didn’t have any relationship, we were not even great friends. It was after my separation and divorce after some time that I met her again."


When Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao had a chance to met again on the shoot of a commercial, they quickly found many things in common.


Since then, they started dating though neither of them was ready for a relationship. But as she moved in with him, a year together had made them certain about the future with each other companion.


Like any other couple, they also got daily life problems as the Bollywood star admitted: "When I do a film, I forget I have a family a kid, I get so absorbed" and that the moment Kiran Rao reminded him about his responsibility for the family.

Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao took the nuptial vow with the film-maker in 2005. The couple welcomed son Azad Rao on December 5, 2011, through surrogacy.



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