Veteran actor Simi Garewal turned 74 on Sunday. Throughout her life she has worked in popular films such as Mera Nam Joker, Cars and Chalte Chalte. However, her personal life has also received a lot of attention.
Simi eventually married the Chunnamal family in Delhi and had a three-year long relationship with her ‘neighbor’, the Maharaja of Jamnagar.
In a 2013 interview with Filmfare, Simi revealed, “At 17, I fell in love with my neighbor, the Maharaja of Jamnagar. It was a turbulent and intense excitement that lasted for three years. He showed me a wonderful world of animals, sports and food. With great enthusiasm and compassion … we did crazy, crazy work but it was crazy. I now look back at it with a smile. But I realized what ownership of a relationship can do. It healed me forever from the jealousy of love. ”
She later married Ravi Mohan in 1970 but separated after 9 years. “Although we were good people, we did not grow up with each other. It was a long-distance marriage. We started living more and more separately but divorced a decade later. The good thing is that there are never any bad thoughts. I am still close to his family, ”she said.
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Later, Simi retired from cinema and started her popular chat show Rendezvous with Simi Gareval, where she hosted stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Rekha, Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan and businessman Ratan Tata and former Tamil Nadu. Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa
Simi has been active on Twitter these days, sharing his views from Megan Markle to Kangana Ranaut. After watching the movie Talaivi, she wrote, “Although I do not support Kangana Ranaut’s radical comments, I do support her acting skills. In Talaivi she gives it her heart and soul! Jaya-ji wanted Aishwarya (Rai) to play her … I think JJ Wood has approved of Kangana’s portrayal. As for Aravind Swamy, he is a reincarnation of MGR. ”