Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

Updated: Nov 26, 2019, 10:17 | Nikita Wagh
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    Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetraides are said to have met during an Indian Premier League (IPL) after-party in 2009 when the actor and ex-wife Mehr Jesia had tied up with IPL to organise the bashes.

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    Time was when shutterbugs would catch them together but they would avoid being clicked. However, roughly after August 2018, Arjun and Gabriella stopped evading paparazzi.

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    Arjun Rampal was earlier married to Mehr Jesia for 20 years. In May 2018, the duo stated that they have mutually taken a decision to go separate ways. Those in the know claimed that the declaration was a long time coming. Rumours about their separation first made headlines way back in 2011. Mehr Jesia is Femina Miss India 1986 and was a part of the first generation of Indian supermodels like Madhu Sapre, Feroze Gujral, Shyamolie Verma and Anna Bredmeyer. Incidentally, Gabriella, too, hails from the modelling industry.

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jesia have two daughters together - Mahikaa, aged 17, and Myra, aged 14. Both Mahikaa and Myra are close to their father as much as with their mom!

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    Talking about Gabriella, she was born and raised in South Africa. After dominating on lists featuring the world's hottest women as a model, she shifted to designing and is simultaneously enjoying her modelling and acting career in India. "My family business involves textiles and haberdashery. My grandmother started it 50 years ago. My mother owns a small knitwear label in South Africa. The production capability there isn't amazing and we always thought of moving to India. We first came to India to look at production possibilities," Gabriella said in an interview with mid-day.

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    Being a South African model and actress, Gabriella was a Miss Indian Premier League (IPL) Bollywood 2009 contestant and was chosen as one of FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World contenders.

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    Gabriella Demetriades acted in a special song of Malayalam movie Red Wine with the song 'Neelakasham Kaividum'. She also appeared in a music video opposite Aditya Narayan, in his single Tu Hi Pyar Hai. She was also seen in the movie Sonali Cable.

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    Though Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades never spoke about their relationship publicly, the two started throwing caution to the wind by indulging in PDA online.

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    Instances like, Gabriella Demetriades referring to Arjun Rampal as 'man crush' on social media, or she posting a picture with the actor on Christmas and captioning it in the cheesiest way possible: "All I want for Christmas is..." made things clear that their relationship was going strong.

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    Arjun Rampal in one of his posts on Instagram had referred Gabriella Demetriades as 'Endless Love'.

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    Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades also took a mini-vacation in December 2018 to Kashmir. The actor was shooting for his web show, The Final Call, in the Valley and his ladylove too accompanied him to the snowy location.

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    In January 2019, Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades made headlines after reports of their impending wedding made the rounds. However, rumours soon fizzled out.

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    In April 2019, Arjun Rampal announced to the world through this heartwarming picture, where he can be seen embracing his pregnant girlfriend - Gabriella Demetriades, and captioned the image, "Blessed to have you and start all over again....thank you baby for this baby." Gabriella too shared the same picture and captioned the image, "Grateful for you two. Can't wait to meet you."

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  • Arjun Rampal and Gabriella Demetriades: Their love story is not ordinary

    In July 2019, Arjun and Gabriella welcomed their first child together - a baby boy, who has been named Arik Rampal.

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    Arjun and Gabriella have been added to the rare list of couples who entered the holy matrimony after having a child. Kudos! This love story is definitely not ordinary we must say.

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    Here's congratulating the couple on their parenthood.

    P.S.: Happy birthday, Arjun Rampal!

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About The Gallery

It's Arjun Rampal's birthday today. The 47-year-old actor and his model girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades welcomed their first child in July this year. We take a look at some adorable photos of the couple while throwing some light on their love story. (All photos/Gabriella Demetriades and Arjun Rampal's Instagram account and mid-day archives)