Adnan Sami’s ex-wife Zeba Bakhtiar opens up on their turbulent marriage, says had ‘lost’ her mind while fighting for custody of her son | Hindi Movie News

Pakistani actress Zeba Bakhtiar, best known for the movie Heena (1991), opposite late Rishi Kapoor recently opened up on her turbulent marriage with singer and music composer Adnan Sami. The duo, who got married in 1993 and separated in 1997, share a son Azaan.

In a recent chat with Aamna Haider Isani, the former actor revealed that she had quit acting, just before getting married to Adnanand soon, son Azaan was born.

Though she was no longer interested in acting, she was inclined towards producing, but family responsibilities took over and she devoted all her time to raising Azaan. However, when the marriage started crumbling, she started to look out for projects.
She also spoke about the harrowing 18-month custody battle she had to fight for her son. Recounting the difficult period, Zeba said that she had lost her mind and was only functioning because of her son. On the other hand, she also had to work, so that she could provide for him, so she took up a couple of projects, including a show that was being shot in London.
Even thought Pakistani by birth, Adnan was always keen to settle down in India and was finally awarded Indian citizenship in 2016. He had earlier, revealed to Humans of Bombay and said, “Some people in Pakistan turned around and said, ‘Oh, he has chosen India because he has got more money over there, he’s making more money over there.’ I said, ‘Excuse me, do you have any idea what my family background is? Do you have any idea that money has never been a factor in my life? I have been blessed to have been born and brought up in a very well-to-do, wealthy family.”

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