EXCLUSIVE: Vandana Sajnani Khattar: Rajesh Khattar did NOT want to marry again post divorce from Neelima Azeem
Vandana Sajnani Khattar and Rajesh Khattar have been living a ‘happy married’ life for 13 years now. The couple tied the knot in 2008. But, it wasn’t a smooth ride for them, as they had their ups and lows. Before marrying Vandana, Rajesh was married Neelima Azeem In an exclusive chat with Bollywood Bubble, Vandana Sajnani Khattar shared that Rajesh Khattar was not ready to marry again after divorce with Neelima Azeem.
Though Rajesh was okay with the idea of ‘live-in,’ he never wanted to marry again. Vandana had to convince Rajesh to tie the knot with her. “I was never single, I never had been married and had no Baby. And here there was a man, who has been through all of that. Bohot kuch sunne mila (I had to hear a lot from people),” Vandana told us.
She added, “In fact, I was the one who was insisting. I don’t think he (Rajesh) ever wanted to marry again. He was very clear that he didn’t want to marry, he had been through that. He said, ‘Yaar live-in karna hai toh kar lo, impossible, I’m not getting into matrimonial.’ But, I was stuck.”
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Neelima Azeem and Rajesh Khattar were married for over 10 years, from 1990 to 2001. The duo has a son together, Ishaan Khattar. Vandana opened up about her bond with Rajesh’s ex-wife and son. She said that while she is ‘friendly’ with Neelima, Ishaan is always in touch with them.
Rajesh Khattar and Vandana Sajnani Khattar welcomed their first child, Yuvaan Khattar, after 11 years of marriage. The duo embraced parenthood in their late 40s and faced social judgements. But, Vandana told us that it does not bother her now.