Filmmaker Rajiv Rai has divorced his wife Sonam after 25 years of marriage.
Rajiv, son of producer Gulshan Rai, said that they had decided to go in for a legal separation in June last year and that the petition for divorce by mutual consent was filed on January 21 this year. He added that, Sonam and him neither had a showdown nor argument anytime nor any verbal disagreements over the decision. They were trying hard to make their marriage work, but somewhere along the way it fell apart, according to him.
Sonam entered the Bollywood after being launched by Yash Chopra in the 1988 film Vijay. She shot to fame with the 1989 film Tridev. She was also recognized for her performance in Mitti Aur Sona. She was known as a sex symbol in her heyday. She married Rajiv Rai and quit acting after appearing in over 30 movie from 1988 to 1994.
The couple had been living separately from 2001 and they were waiting till their son turned 18. He is now 23. – CINEWS