Shatrughan Sinha Proposed Poonam Sinha For Marriage With An Iconic Dialogue From The Film 'Pakeezah'

Legendary actor, Shatrughan Sinha had proposed to his wife, Poonam Sinha, for marriage with the help of an iconic dialogue from the film, 'Pakeezah' and here's how she had reacted to it!


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Shatrughan Sinha Proposed Poonam Sinha For Marriage With An Iconic Dialogue From The Film 'Pakeezah'

Legendary actor, Shatrughan Sinha needs no introduction as he is often regarded as one of the most magnanimous actors in the history of the Hindi film industry. From his stellar voice to his iron-like physicality, Shatrughan Sinha, in his prime, was indeed a force to reckon with. Shatrughan Sinha and Amitabh Bachchan's jodi had played a major role in their respective acting career. With films like Parwana, Dostana, Yaar Meri Zindagi, Naseeb, Kaala Patthar, Shaan, and many others, the two had cemented a special place in the audience's hearts across the nation.

Apart from his iconic films and illustrious acting career, it was Shatrughan Sinha's love life that made him a constant name in the headlines. It was on June 27, 1965, when Shatrughan and Poonam had first met each other on a moving train. After years of friendship and a long dating period, Shatrughan and Poonam had got married on July 9, 1980. The lovely couple is blessed with three kids, Sonakshi Sinha, Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha.

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According to reports, after dating each other for some time, Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha were once travelling in a train, and the actress wasn't aware of the fact that this train ride will become one of the most memorable journeys of her life. While she was completely unknown to the things that were about to happen, on the contrary, Shatrughan Sinha was all set with his unique proposal. The iconic actor had penned a famous dialogue from the film, Pakeezah, on a paper and had given it to his ladylove, and it had made Poonam fall in love with him even more. The actress had found Shatrughan's marriage proposal quite unique and had accepted it in split seconds. The dialogue goes like this:

“Maaf kijeyega, aapke compartment mein chala aaya tha. Aapke paon dekhe, bahut haseen hai, inhe zameen par mat utaariega, mailay ho jayenge. Aapka ek humsafar.”

The love story of this much-admired couple, Shatrughan Sinha and his wife, Poonam Sinha, never fails to stun people as it is full of some exceptionally filmy and unexpected surprises, a story that deserves to be made on-screen. Once on HT NxT, during a panel discussion, Shatrughan Sinha had shared that he wasn't very punctual on the sets of his films and had revealed that he was even late for his wedding with Poonam Sinha by almost three hours. The veteran actor had revealed, "I was three hours late at my own wedding."

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However, it is a well-known fact that Shatrughan Sinha is madly-in-love with his wife, Poonam Sinha and never misses a chance to take care of her happiness even after so many years of their happy married life. In an interview with The Times Of India, Shatrughan Sinha had talked about his wife, Poonam Sinha and how she became the pillar of strength for him. Heaping immense praises on his wife for her unconditional support. He had shared:

"She is a great lady who has been the backbone of our family. Home has been her first priority. It was due to her that I could do both films and politics with ease. She never left the kids at home even when she joined me for some outdoor shoots."

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Well, Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha's love story is nothing less than a fairytale!

Cover and Images Courtesy: Shatrughan Sinha