Rumour has it – If she had an option, Drashti Dhami would not have married Neeraj Khemka this year too. Yes, looks like the highly popular actress who is known for her acting and dancing skills wasn’t so keen to marry this year too. However, when she had no choice she finally gave her nod to the wedding.
Drashti Dhami Was Delaying Her Wedding from Long
Though there were rumors of Drashti’s on and off relationship with Neeraj, it seems they always had a steady relationship. In fact, both their families wanted them to marry post Geet Hui Sabse Pyaari. However, Drashti was not ready because she needed some time to shape up her career. Next, Madhubala happened, post which Neeraj and his family once again asked her the same question. She wasn’t ready even then. Post Madhubala too, DD asked some more time from both the families.
Drashti Knew that Her Marital Status Would Affect Her Popularity
While marital status of an actor has no effect on the actor’s career, it does have a negative impact on an actress’ career. This is precisely why Drashti was not so keen to tie the knot so early. She feared that her marital status would affect her popularity. Perhaps this is the reason why the actress never talked about her relationship with Neeraj in the first place. Often she was heard saying that she is very much single.
Neeraj and His Family Got Fed Up Of the Waiting Game
Neeraj and his family gave DD lot of time considering her career goals. However, eventually they got fed up and gave her an ultimatum – either she should marry Neeraj soon or she should put an end to her relationship with Neeraj. Since, she was very much into the relationship and wanted to marry Neeraj, she readily agreed. It is not that she wasn’t eager for the wedding, but being an actress she wanted some more time.
With Marriage Comes Family Responsibilities
Drashti knew that once she is married, she will have family responsibilities and then ‘acting’ will take a back seat. No wonder, ‘family’ will become her first priority and she will not be able to give much time to her career goals. She did take a long break for her wedding preps and started shooting 6 months after her wedding for her daily show Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani.
Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani is doing good and DD’s fans still love her immensely and is eager to watch her irrespective of her marital status. Looks like though Drashti Dhami was insecure about being a married actress in the industry, her decision to marry didn’t backfire her career goals. In fact, fans across the globe were excited that Drashti will be seen once again in a TV show. And she did keep the excitement alive by her brilliant performance in Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani as the sweet Gayatri Seth.
We wish Drashti all the best both for her personal as well as professional career.