Milind Soman has been the heartthrob of many ever since he stepped in the industry. Now, after tying the knot with his longtime girlfriend Ankita Konwar last year, the pair has been setting major relationship goals.
Recently, Ankita in a conversation with social media blog 'Humans of Bombay' which retells the stories of Mumbai city's inhabitants, opened up about their journey of love. The professional air hostess narrated how their one sudden meet ended up in a fairytale wedding.
Reminiscing how they met for the first time she said, "I was staying in a hotel with my colleagues. Once, in the lobby, I saw a tall, rugged man. It was Milind Soman! I was a big fan! So I went to say hello, but he was busy. A few days later, I saw him again at the hotel’s nightclub."
"I kept looking at him & he was staring at me too! My friends urged me to go talk to him. So I asked if he’d like to dance & he obliged! There was a vibe–I could feel it! But I didn’t want to get too involved. So I excused myself & I thought he’d forget about me. But soon he came looking for me–he had to go so he asked for my number. It was a new number, so I didn’t remember it & didn’t have my phone on me either. So he made my friend take his number & asked me to message him. A few days passed by & I couldn’t get him out of my mind. So I texted him & we met again after a week, for dinner. After that, we’d constantly text & meet." she continued saying.
However, Ankita who was still struggling with his past revealed, "But I still couldn’t bring myself to get fully involved. Until one day, I told him that because of my past, with my boyfriend, there was a part of me that couldn’t let go. To which he said, ‘When I fell in love with you, I fell in love with all of you. Even the part that carries the burden of your past. So don’t be afraid, we’re in this together.’ That’s when I knew–this was the man for me!"
"We dated for 5 years after that–until we decided to get married! My family & a few others were worried because of the age gap between us. But it wasn’t an issue for us! So when they saw us together & they saw how happy I was around him, they agreed too!" she added.
While the duo showered love over each other on Instagram, they never spoke out openly about each other in media. Ankita who tied the knot with the model-turned-actor in a private ceremony in Alibaug back in 2018, revealed that they have been dated for 5 years before their wedding and they have got hitched thrice.
"Believe it or not, we got married thrice! We had a traditional wedding in Alibaug, a white wedding in Spain under a waterfall & the third, at a place called ‘the end of the world’ there. He’s the best thing that’s happened to me; he taught me to let go, to fall in love, to be happy. And our adventures have only just begun–I can’t wait to live the rest of my life with him,” she concluded saying.
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