Preity Zinta penned an emotional note remembering the tender relationship she shared with her father-in-law Jon Swindle, who passed away recently
Preity Zinta and her father-in-law Jon Swindle
Endowed with distinguished academic accolades in English honors and criminal psychology, '90s icon Preity Zinta made her foray into the Hindi cinema with her debut 'Dil Se' in 1998. She married Gene Goodenough in a low-key wedding celebration in Los Angeles in 2016.
After their marriage, Preity has often shared pictures of her life abroad and her marital family. Earlier today, Preity Zinta shared a picture with her father-in-law Jon Swindle, informing fans about his passing. In the pictures, Preity was dressed in an ethnic ensemble in deep hues of crimson, possibly during Karva Chauth festivities. Standing next to her is John dressed in a striped grey suit. The close relationship the two shared could be seen in how they stood close together, hands interlocked.
Preity Zinta penned an emotional note remembering the tender relationship she shared with Jon. She posted on how the marriage was a beautiful union between two cultures, and the bond she shared with Jon was akin to one a daughter would share with her father by birth. She wrote, “Dear Jon, I will miss your warmth, your kindness & most of all your incredible sense of humor. I loved going shooting with you, loved cooking your favourite Indian dishes, and having conversations on every topic under the sun. Thank you so much for opening your home & your heart to me & my family 🙏 The East Coast will never be the same without you. I know you are at peace right now & at a happy place. Rest in peace 💔 #RIP #RIPJonSwindle #fatherinlaw #Omshanti.”
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After starring in the Canadian film, 'Heaven on Earth,' Preity Zinta took a brief hiatus from cinema and marked her re-entry in 2013 with the romantic comedy 'Ishkq in Paris,' which she also co-wrote. Her career spans a her taking on a variety of roles, including acting, production, writing and even owning the IPL team representing Punjab. Post her union with Mr. Goodenough, Preity relocated to the city of Los Angeles. Nevertheless, she remains firmly rooted to India and often makes visits back home. In the year 2021, the pair joyously embraced parenthood, welcoming twin offspring, a son and a daughter, through the means of surrogacy.