Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s wife Aaliya Siddiqui has sent a legal notice demanding divorce and maintenance. Her advocates have confirmed to India TV that the notice has indeed been sent as they were having “serious” issues in their relationship. According to the law firm, the allegations are “sensitive to Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his family members.”
Nawazuddin and Aaliya have been married for nearly a decade now. Aaliya has alleged that there have been problems in her marriage for many years now. However, she allegedly said since the situation went out of control, she decided to take this step.
Confirming to India TV, Aaliya’s advocates Abhai Sahai and Mohit Mudgal from Delhi-based law firm BC Dasgupta and Co said that a legal notice was sent on the instructions of Mrs. Aaliya Siddiqui to her husband Mr. Nawazuddin Siddiqui. The legal notice, which runs into 22 pages, narrates various allegations against Nawazuddin and his family. Upon being requested, both Aaliya and her Advocates have refused to share a copy of the legal notice citing that the issues are personal between them but have stated that suffice it is to say, is that the allegations against Nawazuddin and his family are serious in nature.
Aaliya has, inter-alia, sought a divorce and adequate maintenance from Nawazuddin through the notice. The notice was sent on 07.05.2020 by the Advocates through email and WhatsApp to Nawazuddin directly but no reply has been received on his behalf yet. Aaliya had also sent the notice to Nawazuddin herself on but no response was received to that as well.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Aaliya started dating in 2004. The duo got married in 2009. After the marriage, she changed her name. Now, as the couple is heading for separation, Aaliya has changed her name back to Anjana Anand Kishore Pandey two months back. While Anand Kishore Pandey is her father’s name, she is known by both her names- Anjali and Anjana.
India TV has reached out to Nawazuddin Siddiqui for his comment. We will update the copy.
The Manto actor was earlier married to Sheeba but the duo separated in six months.
Nawazuddin and Aaliya are parents to nine-year-old daughter Shaura Siddiqui, and five-year-old son Yaani Siddiqui.
On a related note, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been placed under home quarantine for 14 days in his hometown of Budhana. The 45-year-old actor travelled to Budhana in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district from Mumbai on May 10.
Informing his fans about the same, Nawaz wrote on Twitter: “Due to the recent loss of my younger sister, my mother, who is 71 years old, got anxiety attack twice. We have followed all the guidelines given by the State Government. We are #HomeQuarantined at our hometown Budhana. Please #StaySafe #StayHome”.
Due to the recent loss of my younger sister, my mother who is 71yrs old got anxiety attack twice.
We have followed all the guidelines given by the State Government.
We are #HomeQuarantined at our hometown Budhana.
Please #StaySafe #StayHome
— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) May 18, 2020
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