Imran Khan finally opens up about the reason why he separated from Avantika: ‘I was dealing with all of this baggage…’ | Bollywood

Imran Khan has candidly discussed the reason behind parting ways with ex-wife Avantika Malik. In a novel conversation with India Today, the actor revealed that he prefers not to contribute to further speculation but was ‘grappling’ with an internal battle that did not assist in maintaining his union. (Also read: Imran Khan affirms his divorce from Avantika, mentions new partner Lekha Washington isn’t a ‘homewrecker’)

Imran Khan and Avantika Malik tied the knot in 2011.

What Imran shared
In the interview, Imran expressed, “Without delving too deeply into that aspect, because I’m reluctant to feed the rumor mill, as I was grappling with all this baggage and my internal battle, I realized that my marriage and my relationship weren’t aiding in managing any of that.”

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He elaborated further, “In an ideal, wholesome dynamic between two individuals, you both elevate each other, become healthier and stronger, and support each other in becoming the healthiest, best, and strongest versions of yourselves. We weren’t in that space.”

Further details
Avantika tied the knot with Imran in 2011. They welcomed a daughter, Imara. However, speculations of their separation emerged around 2019. Neither Imran nor Avantika commented on it. Nonetheless, Avantika had insinuated at separation rumors through her social media posts. In 2021, she shared a post about feeling ‘stuck’ and finding solace in ‘darkest nights’. Last year, it surfaced that Imran and Avantika had resolved to go separate ways.

Imran Khan made his acting debut with Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na in 2008, alongside Genelia D’Souza. Imran’s last film was Katti Batti, co-starring Kangana Ranaut. The movie failed at the box office. Imran had disclosed that his return—a spy series with Disney+ Hotstar—was in progress but was ultimately shelved.

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