By Subhash K Jha
BOLLYWOOD: Wildly unfounded rumours claiming that Abhishek Bachhan and his wife Aishwarya have moved out of their family home with their little daughter Aaraadhya, have the family amused, annoyed and exasperated.
A close friend of the family says, “We aren’t sure where this rumour started. Or whether some mischievous rumour-mongers decided to club rumours of Hrithik Roshan leaving his parents’ home with some more masala on Abhishek doing the same. Two scandals at the price of one, ha ha. But seriously, there is no truth to these rumours. Abhishek is very much at home in Jalsa where he belongs.”
The family friend further adds that there is no lack of space and privacy for Abhishek and Aishwarya in the Bachchan parivar.
“The couple has its own separate flank in the bungalow. They go and come home as they wish. Jayaji is the least interfering mother-in-law. Aaraadhya keeps moving around the entire home from his parents to grand-parents as and how she wishes. There’s no restriction of any kind in the home.”
A very close of friend of Abhishek adds, “Abhishek can buy property all over Mumbai, or in Timbuktu. But that doesn’t mean he is moving out of Jalsa. He will never leave his parents’ home. When he was engaged to Karisma Kapoor many years ago he broke it only because Karisma and her mother demanded that the couple would live away from the parents’ home after marriage. Abhishek’s home address is non-negotiable.”