Aishwarya Rai Bachchan observes a fast for Abhishek Bachchan on Karva Chauth every year. But this year, the actress celebrated the festival in London, where she was shooting for Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. And Abhishek specially flew to London to be with his darling wife.
Talking about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Karva Chauth, a source told Pinkvilla, "It was the traditional festival of Karva Chauth on Friday and just like any other Indian woman, Aishwarya followed this ritual religiously. Inspite of being away from home and immersed in the shoot of Ae Dil Hai Muskhil in London, Ash made sure to follow all the rituals dutifully.''
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The source further added, ''In fact, she was quite determined to follow every single detail attached to the festival. The actress had observed a fast and broke it only after the arrival of Abhishek, who had flown in to acknowledge his wife's efforts."
"Abhishek had bought special gifts with him and also the traditional 'sargi' which was put together by the mom Jaya Bachchan," said the source.
Abhishek Bachchan also revealed his Karva Chauth plans before flying to London, to a leading daily, "I don't believe in it. But if my wife is doing something for my health it's my duty to do it with her. So that is why I am flying to be with my wife".
In the same interview, Abhishek Bachchan also praised his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's performance in her comeback film Jazbaa, "I loved Jazbaa very much. I loved my wife and I am very proud of her. But it is not just her in fact the entire team from Sanjay Gupta to Samir to Irrfan Khan and Shabana aunty(Shabana Azmi).Very very hard hitting film, Very proud of my wife".
Click below to see, some really beautiful pictures of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with husband Abhishek Bachchan.
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai celebrated this year's Karva Chauth in the beautiful city of London. Abhishek specially took a day off from his shooting for his dear wife Aishwarya.
Abhishek Bachchan says he does not believe in Karva Chauth but respects Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's feelings and supports her in everything.
Abhishek Bachchan said, "I don't believe in it. But if my wife is doing something for my health it's my duty to do it with her. So that is why I am flying to be with my wife".
Aishwarya and Abhishek, who first met on the sets of Dhai Akshar Prem Ke, tied the knot on April 20, 2007 in a private ceremony at the Bachchan's Juhu residence, Prateeksha.
When Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan did their first film together, there was no romance between the two. Abhishek was dating Karisma Kapoor at that time, while Aish was in a relationship with Salman Khan.
The stories of Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's affair came into news when they both were shooting for the film Umrao Jaan. But the two remained tightlipped even after the release of the film.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan once said in an interview to a website about Abhishek, ''He is original and real, like our relationship. There is nothing predictable or boring about our life.''
"We argue and fight over such trivial things, nothing major. I can't carry a sulk for too long. After any argument, it's generally me who breaks the ice by asking Abhishek for some advice or the other,'' said Aishwarya.
Abhi & Aish
At an award ceremony, Abhishek also praised Aishwarya and said, "I really owe this to Aishwarya and the love and support she has given me. She makes me the person that I am.''
Aish With Hubby
And in In June 2011 Abhishek Bachchan's father and superstar Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to announce that his daughter-in-law, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was pregnant.
And on November 16, 2011, Aishwarya gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Aaradhya.