After actress Dia Mirza announced her separation from husband Sahil Sangha on Thursday, speculations started doing the rounds on the Internet that writer Kanika Dhillon’s closeness with Sahil is the reason behind the end of Dia’s married life.
“This is to clarify and put to rest all kind of speculation that is being bandied about by a certain section of the media regarding my separation with Sahil. It is most unfortunate to see the level of irresponsibility exercised. What is even more unfortunate is that our colleagues’ names are being tarnished and maligned by this media. As women I will not stand for another woman’s name being used so irresponsibly to perpetuate a lie,” Dia tweeted on Friday.
Dia said: “There is absolutely no truth to the alleged reports and no third person is the reason for Sahil and I to part ways. We have requested the media to be graceful and allow us this time for some privacy. Really hope they can respect that.
Kanika, who parted ways with her former husband and director Prakash Kovelamudi, slammed the reports for using her name in Dia’s separation from Sahil.
“It’s ridiculous how two individual reports are being interlinked. I have never met Dia or Sahil in my entire life. This is baseless and malicious,” Kanika told. Kanika Also tweeted out, “Laughable-Despicable-Irresponsible! Fiction writing is my job!Can tabloids b a lill more responsible pls? Jst bcos 2news items come at d same time-They can’t b interlinked! It’s not a potpourri! Hav NEVER met Diya/ Sahil in my ENTIRE life! Pls get over it n let us get back 2work!”
Dia apologized to Kanika and sent some love, “I am so sorry Kanika that people can be so disgraceful. All my love to you.”
Sahil Sangha also refuted these rumours calling them a distasteful lie. He shared a post on his Instagram handle.
Dia and Sahil got married in 2014 and have known each other for over 11 years. The two decided to call it quits after five years of marriage. The “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein” actress released a joined statement on social media, sharing the decision of their separation among her followers.
Talking about their decision, Dia said that the two will continue being friends and will share the utmost love and respect for the other. She also requested media to respect their privacy.
“We thank our family and our friends for all their love and understanding and members of the media for their continued support and request everyone to respect our need for privacy at this time,” Dia added.
But as rumours of Kanika’s involvement in Dia’s separations are rifing, she seems to be angry with the media.