Arjun Kapoor on his relationship with Janhvi, Khushi: You have to let go of the angst you had while growing up

Updated: Nov 07, 2019, 08:15 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Arjun Kapoor opened up on his relationship with sisters Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor and his affair with Malaika Arora.

Janhvi Kapoor, Boney Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor. Picture Courtesy: Instagram/arjunkapoor.
Janhvi Kapoor, Boney Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor. Picture Courtesy: Instagram/arjunkapoor.

Arjun Kapoor is currently in the news for several reasons. One of them being the trailer release of his upcoming film Panipat and his alleged relationship with Malaika Arora. Apart from that, the actor also shares a deep relationship with his step-sisters Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor. The bond between them grew stronger after the death of Sridevi, Arjun's step-mother.

In an interview with Pinkvilla, the 2 States actor said that he doesn’t like to talk much about his relationship with his sisters. He said, "Sometimes you just realise that you have to let go of the angst you perhaps had while growing up and be more mature. Life is constantly changing. I love the fact that In the process of being there for my father, I could connect to the two amazing people who are my sisters. God has been kind that way. We are still discovering each other and I think that is how it should be."

Arjun is pretty close to his sisters, particularly with Janhvi. The two Kapoors have become inseparable and often hang out and celebrate all the festivals and special occasions together. It seems we may see them in a film together as soon as well.

Meanwhile, in the same interview, the actor also spoke about his relationship with Malaika Arora, and the prospects of them getting married soon. He said, "Marriage! Marriage! Marriage! Marriage! We don't want to get married. We will tell when we want to get married and we will invite everyone. Have you seen the way my family has marriages? It is the MET Gala. You think they will allow me to get married in hiding and that too on a Good Friday which everyone was speculating? Good Friday is such a bad day to get married."

The two have been in a relationship for a while, and their clandestine romance is now public, as the couple doesn't shy away from being clicked by the media. They have often spoken about each other in their respective interviews and fans are now waiting for the good news. But there's another adage that goes like- Good things take time.

On the work front, Kapoor is gearing up for Ashutosh Gowariker's Panipat, starring Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon, and all set to release on December 6. Arjun Kapoor plays Sadashivrao Bhau, who served as the commander-in-chief of the Maratha army. Sanjay Dutt plays the founder of the Durrani empire, Ahmad Shah Abdali, and Kriti Sanon plays Parvati Bai.

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    After years of speculations, Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora finally announced in 2019 about their relationship and we must say, in the most subtle way! On Arjun Kapoor's birthday on June 26, 2019, Malaika Arora shared a picture, where the duo is seen holding hands. Arjun can be seen looking at her while she's lovingly leaning into him. (All photos/mid-day archives and Malaika Arora's official Instagram account)

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    Murmurs of the two dating each other had been doing the rounds for quite some time before they officially announced it! After keeping their relationship under wraps for a long time, Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora made their first public appearance together in October 2018 as they attended Lakme Fashion Week.

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    It was Arjun Kapoor's sisters - Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor - who accompanied them at the fashion show and that set gossip mills abuzz even more.

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    Though Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora always maintained a steady silence about their relationship, it was on Koffee With Karan's episode that the Gunday actor threw caution to the wind!

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    Arjun Kapoor was quizzed whether he is still single or not, to which the actor took a long pause and replied, "I am not single." He later confirmed that he is dating someone and is also open to getting married.

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    Malaika and Arjun's relationship had been mentioned by filmmaker Karan Johar on his chat show Koffee With Karan on various occasions. In fact, on the controversial episode featuring cricketers Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul, Karan had asked Rahul about his crush in Bollywood. When the cricketer said he had none at the moment, but that he used to have a crush on Malaika once, Karan asked if it was "Because she was dating Arjun Kapoor?"

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    Well, thanks to Karan Johar, soon rumours of Arjun and Malaika tying the nuptial knot too surfaced. Reports did rounds for a couple of months that Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor will be marrying in April 2019. Gossip mongers even suggested that the couple will be having a church wedding.

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    However, Arjun rubbished the rumours with a rather smart answer saying, "Where my marriage is concerned speculation is understandable because that's the nature of the business and because my peers have got married. There seems to be this buzz that I should also just get married because some of my peers have."

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    Malaika Arora was married to actor-producer Arbaaz Khan for 18 years before they announced their split in 2016. Together, they have a 17-year-old son named Arhaan. Arbaaz is now dating Italian model Giorgia Andriani.

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    Arjun Kapoor, who is 11 years younger to Malaika Arora, said (in 2019), "I am 34 and you have to take my word when I say, I am in no hurry to get married. The subject of my wedding is not something that I would like to talk about. Frankly, if I was tying the knot, people would know about it. Today, nothing stays or needs to be hidden beyond a point."

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    Though Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora refrained from talking openly about their relationship, their social media PDA made sure to do all the talking.

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    While Arjun Kapoor's frequent partying with Malaika Arora's friend circle - Kareena Kapoor, Amrita Arora, Karisma Kapoor - made things clear, it was Malaika's appearance at Arjun's aunt Maheep Kapoor's Diwali party that put speculations to rest that the two are indeed more than just friends. Malaika even joined Arjun and his family members and close friends for a screening of his film India's Most Wanted (2019).

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    Asked if Malaika was special to him, Arjun Kapoor had said, "Yes, she is. I have nothing to hide. What the world is seeing, they are seeing. However, I have no desire to justify my personal life beyond a point. It's important to have good people around and I feel fortunate that I have such individuals in my life."

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    After keeping his relationship secret, Arjun finally opened up about his equation with Malaika and said that they aren't doing anything wrong. 

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    In an interview on June 2019, he said, "We've come out because we feel the media has given us dignity. There's a certain understanding the media has... they've been respectful, kind, honest and decent about it. That is why I felt comfortable."

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    Now fans are waiting with bated breath to hear the couple's marriage announcement. We are waiting for the same too!

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