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Ratna Pathak talks about what attracted her to Naseeruddin Shah: ‘It’s entirely a lottery, we just got lucky’ | Bollywood

Ratna Pathak has been married to Naseeruddin Shah for greater than 40 years. Together they kind a formidable workforce. Both are actors of reputation and have two sons collectively – Imaad and Vivaan. Incidentally, each their sons are actors too.

In an interview to a main every day, Ratna opened up about her relationship with Naseeruddin, how they met and shared recent particulars about their marriage. 

The question as to what attracted her to Naseeruddin noticed Ratna’s signature humour on show. She was quoted within the interview as saying: “It’s entirely a lottery; we just got lucky!”

Ratna and Naseeruddin met in 1975 when each labored in a theatre play referred to as Sambhog Se Sanyas Tak. In no time, the 2 began relationship and after being in a relationship for seven years, they got married in 1982.

The actor spoke intimately about their wedding ceremony and talked about the way it was maybe few of these marriages the place the bride and groom additionally had enjoyable. She mentioned: “We had a fantastic wedding. Ours was probably one of few marriages that I attended, where the bride and groom both had fun. We had a ball at our wedding! We went to the beach, swam and drank wine, and had a great time. There were no rituals and no rona dhona (crying). I remember when I left my mom’s place, we all were singing bidaai songs together. Naseer and I were also singing a whole lot of bidaai songs. So, of course, I want that for my kids too, but both of them are not showing any signs of marriage!”

Ratna has usually spoken about a humorous incident from their courtship days when Naseeruddin and he or she went on a dinner date to a fancy restaurant with just 400 to spend. 

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Speaking on AIB podcast, she had mentioned: “These fancy restaurants once upon a time used to have two menu cards. One for the women and one for the men. The one for the woman didn’t have the prices and the one for men did. The first time we went together we had like 400. We went for this dinner and we just started out in life and we hardly had any money. By mistake, I got the menu card with the money and Naseer got the menu card without the money, so he was ordering left and right. With facial expressions, I was trying to warn him about the bill. And finally, when the waiter went away I told him and then we started counting our money.”

 

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