Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh were married for 13 long years, finally ended it in 2004. It’s not new to the entire Bollywood industry that despite their separation, the latter is in good terms with their children- Sara and Ibrahim. Since 2012, the Adipurush actor is happily hitched to Bebo aka Kareena Kapoor. Even though his second marriage caused controversies for certain time, it didn’t bother much.
Concerning Saif Ali Khan’s success, he is also a prominent Bollywood actor. Born to Sharmila Tagore and Mansoor Ali Khan, he is a part of the Pataudi family, inheriting enough prestige already. If you are looking for Saif’s notable acting credits, make sure you watch- Dil Chahta Hai, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Hum Tum, Parineeta, Cocktail, Bhoot Police, and Agent Vinod. Being a fan, did you not watch Vikram Vedha?
On the other hand, Amrita Singh is another versatile Indian actress, working in Hindi films. Did you not watch 2 States? She portrayed the character of Arjun Kapoor’s mother- Kavita Malhotra. Well, some of Amrita’s other works are- Dharam Sankat, Suryavanshi, Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, Kalyug, Hindi Medium, Badla, and Heropanti 2.
Moving on to Saif Ali Khan’s relationship with Amrita Singh, the two met on the set of Bekhudi. It was in October 1991 when they tied the knot. Despite being together for more than a decade, serving as the parents of two, why did they split? Sadly, divorces and breakups bring no surprise for these celebrities. However, there should have been some valid reasons. Here is what we know about why Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh got divorced.
Saif Ali Khan And Amrita Singh Divorce: What Happened Between Them?
Little did you know, Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s divorce was not easy but very ugly. After several months, the Hum Tum actor opened up about why he decided to end his long-time marriage. He accused his ex-wife, Amrita, for her verbal abusive nature towards his family members. In other words, she misbehaved with his mother (Sharmila Tagore) and sister (Soha Ali Khan). While making this revelation, a part of his statement was – “It isn’t nice to be constantly reminded of how worthless you are. I’ve gone through all of it.”
On the other hand, Amrita Singh allegedly labelled him as the awful father. He missed both of their children – Sara and Ibrahim, right after the divorce. He also mentioned about how he used to shed his tears after looking at his son’s picture in his wallet.
Amrita Singh also reportedly demanded for a hefty amount as the alimony that the actor had to pay, even at the cost of his life. Saif also paid INR 1 Lakh to her, on a monthly basis, until Ibrahim turned 18.
Saif Ali Khan accused his ex-wife of being emotionally very dominating towards him. In other words, Amrita Singh didn’t want their children to be with him. Moreover, she was accused of hoping that Sara would one day grow old and question the actor about his absence in their life. At present, Saif has proved himself as a great father and is very friendly towards both.
Their divorce was amicable initially. But, right after that, both started having issues, especially her.
But, now, things don’t seem to be so ugly. As Saif moved on with Kareena, he is already having a blissful life. One must note, even though Amrita Singh and Kareena Kapoor don’t communicate much, they never disrespected each other. During an interview, Bebo shared that she loves how Amrita is a great mother and takes cares of Sara and Ibrahim. She added saying that she never had any intention to replace her but be a very good friend of both.
Controversies are constant. Several rumors sparked stating Amrita Singh didn’t like her ex-husband’s marriage. But, she denied it. So, overall, things are great now. Best wishes.