Shakti Kapoor breaks silence on Shraddha Kapoor's wedding rumors
Veteran actor Shakti Kapoor has responded to reports of his daughter, actor Shraddha Kapoor and her rumored boyfriend Rohan Shrestha's plausible marriage plans. Shakti said he knows Rohan as Shraddha's childhood friend but has no idea if they are actually "serious about each other." He also added that he will "always stand by" Shraddha and support her decisions. Here's more on what he said.
What did Shakti say about the rumors?
In an interview with The Times of India, Shakti said, "Well, I don't know what reports and speculations are surfacing on the Internet. But I shall always stand by my daughter." He added, "Rohan is a very nice boy...He has come home since childhood. Shraddha has not told me that she plans to marry him. To me they are still just childhood friends (sic)."
Who set the rumor mill running?
Well, it was actor Varun Dhawan who got the rumor mill going with his cryptic response to Rohan's congratulatory message on his and Natasha Dalal's recent wedding. Rohan had extended his best wishes to the couple writing, "Congratulations VD and Nats. When you know you know! VD you're a lucky guy!" to which Varun replied, "I truly am...Hope you are ready (sic)."
Who is Shraddha's rumored boyfriend Rohan Shrestha?
Kapoors and Shresthas are family friends. The son of famous film photographer Rakesh Shrestha, Rohan had started his career as a freelance photographer in 2009. Thereafter, he went on to shoot for major publications such as GQ, Filmfare, Cosmopolitan and others, as per reports.
What's up on the work front for Shraddha?
Separately, on the work front, Shraddha is currently in Delhi shooting for director Luv Ranjan's yet-untitled romantic drama. She also has reportedly signed a three-film franchise based on the tele-series Naagin, to be produced by Nikhil Dwivedi. She was last seen in Baaghi 3, co-starring Tiger Shroff. However, that film's theatrical run was cut short due to the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic.