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Marriage is an investment: Arshad Warsi

Hindustan Times   July 18, 2013
First Published: 17:02 IST(18/7/2013) | Last Updated: 01:08 IST(19/7/2013)

After playing a lawyer in Jolly LLB, actor Arshad Warsi will next be seen as a gyan guru of sorts in Amrit Sagar’s Rabba Main Kya Karoon. “I accepted this role because Amrit is a friend. In the film I teach Akash Chopra how to keep his marriage going. You need to lie so many times to keep your other half cool,” says Arshad.

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He adds that the film’s concept took off from the principle that a few years after the wedding, couples do tend to get bored. “I teach Akash how to keep the relationship intact. It won’t be too much if I say that I am the ‘mind’ for Akash’s ‘heart’; I give him gyaan about being practical and not emotional and how it is more important to keep the interest going in a marriage,” says the 45-year-old actor.

Arshad, who has been happily married to former VJ Maria Goretti for 14 years, says he knows exactly what it takes for a marriage to work. “Marriage is an investment,” I go out of the way to save my marriage, keeping the interest going in each other’s company,” he says.

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