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Imran Khan confirms end of marriage with Avantika Malik: 'I’m divorced'

Imran Khan revealed that he is in a relationship with his current girlfriend, Lekha Washington

By Anika Khan
March 07, 2024
Imran Khan officially announces split from Avantika Malik
Imran Khan officially announces split from Avantika Malik

Actor Imran Khan has officially confirmed his divorce from Avantika Malik, putting an end to years of speculation.

During a recent interview with Vogue India, the 41-year-old actor disclosed that he parted ways with Avantika in 2019, while acknowledging his relationship with his now girlfriend Lekha Washington.

Imran Khan with his ex-wife Avantika Malik
Imran Khan with his ex-wife Avantika Malik

The Mere Brother Ki Dulhan actor said, “The speculation that I’m romantically involved with Lekha Washington is true. I’m divorced and have been separated since February 2019.”

Imran also talked about mean comments on social media regarding Lekha, saying, “There’s this narrative of Lekha being a homewrecker, which infuriates me because not only is it misogynistic but it also takes away my agency as an individual.”

“Lekha and I grew close during the lockdown, a year and a half after I had been separated from Avantika and almost a year after she had separated from her partner, not husband as it has been widely reported,” he added.

The speculation about their separation started in 2019, but neither Imran nor Avantika addressed it but last year, news emerged that they had chosen to part ways.

Avantika and Imran got married in 2011 and have a daughter named Imara.