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I laugh off such link-up rumours now, says Aditi Rao Hydari

Actor Aditi Rao Hydari, who walked the ramp for designer Shruti Sancheti at the Amazon India Fashion Week, says she finds link-up rumours interesting.

bollywood Updated: Mar 19, 2016 11:02 IST
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Ever since Farhan Akhtar announced his separation from his hair-stylist wife Adhuna Akhtar, rumour mills have been working overtime, suggesting that Aditi was the reason behind the split.(AFP)

Actor Aditi Rao Hydari who has been in news for her rumoured link-up with Bollywood actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, says though she laughs off such reports today, there was a time when she was new to the industry and felt the pressure of such reports. Today, she finds them “interesting”.

“It’s part of our job,” said Aditi when asked about her reaction to how media rumours affects her as a woman than as an actor.

“There are some days when I am irritated for five minutes and then we all laugh and get on with our work. I actually find it entertaining,” she added.

Read: Farhan Akhtar splits with wife Adhuna after 15 years of marriage

The Rock On star and his celebrity hair-stylist wife Adhuna announced their decision to separate “mutually and amicably” earlier this year and it was reported that Aditi, who worked with Farhan in Wazir was the reason behind the split.

However Aditi, who walked for designer Shruti Sancheti at the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) Winter-Festive 2016, in Delhi on Friday, says that “our lives are sometimes far more exciting on print then it actually is because we are working back to back, not sleeping, taking flights from here to there but you (media) attribute (it) as a very exciting life”.

She also says that though she is now five years old in the industry, such link ups used to affect her in initially.

“I have been working here for five years and earlier I used to feel pressure as I was new to it. I was not from the film world. I had not grown up there but today I am happy being like that. Either from being fashion, style or whoever you are, one should actually be effortless. It is about being yourself and being happy, being unique.

Read: Aditi Rao Hydari is a fan of vintage fashion

Actor Aditi Rao Hydari walked the ramp for designer Shruti Sancheti at the Amazon India Fashion Week Autum/Winter 2016 in New Delhi on Monday 18, 2016. (Agencies)

“I think when people love you for who you are and not what you are trying to be, I think then you are fine. There is no pressure on you. You are really happy and happy girls are really pretty,” she said.

Nagpur-based fashion designer Sancheti showcased her new collection titled Constantinople at the fashion gala that started in Delhi on March 16.

Rooted in Islamic architecture and Byzantine opulence, the collection featured ultra-luxurious modern cuts with quintessential handcrafted brilliance. Conflicting pattern clashes of fluid paisley, geometric mosaics and rustic clamp dyeing formed the core DNA of this line.

First Published: Mar 19, 2016 11:01 IST