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When Gauri Khan said being called a ‘star wife’ drove her ‘crazy’

Gauri Khan, interior designer and wife of actor Shah Rukh Khan, once said the term “star wife” drives her “crazy”. In an old interview with filmmaker Karan Johar for Hindustan Times, he asked her to be a “star wife”. Calling it strange, Gauri added that she wants people to treat her like “a normal human being”. Speaking about her work, she said that when designing a space she wanted people to feel it was the best they had seen. (Also read | Shah Rukh Khan photobombs the return photo of Gauri Khan, Namrata Shirodkar and Sangeeta Bijlani)

Speaking to Karan for the Hindustan Times, Gauri Khan said: “The term drives me crazy. It seems very strange to me. If only people could treat me like a normal human being, treat me like a modern day woman instead of calling me a star wife. I don’t start with anyone and I’m not too ambitious either. All I need is to wake up in the morning, hit the gym, feel healthy, get to work, be creative, go home with the kids. “

She also added, “I want to do a really good job. I might not become a world famous designer because I didn’t start in my twenties. But it’s never too late to do anything. either in life and when I design a space, I want it to be the best home or the best office they’ve seen. When people walk into my new store, they have to say it’s the best store I’ve ever seen. they’ve seen. Everything I touch must turn to gold or be beautiful. I have a purpose, something to look forward to. It’s fulfilling and I feel like a complete woman today.

Gauri is an alumnus of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). Over the years Gauri has designed several spaces for many celebrities. She designed the nursery for Karan’s children, the homes of actors Ranbir Kapoor and Sidharth Malhotra, and remodeled actress Jacqueline Fernandez’s apartment. She also designed a party room for Antilia by Nita and Mukesh Ambani. Gauri was named on Fortune India’s Most Powerful Women list a few years ago.

Gauri often travels with his friends. Recently, she met fashion designer Manish Malhotra and actor-turned-author Twinkle Khanna in London. Earlier, Gauri traveled for a vacation in Rome and posted photos with Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter, Shweta Bachchan. Before that, she went on a trip to Milan.

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Hazel J. Edmonds

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