In an industry where relationships are fickle and divorces a common phenomenon, the news of a couple successfully completing five long years of successful marriage is indeed laudable. Yes, we are talking about Karanvir Bohra (seen in Life OK’s Saubhagyavati Bhava) and his better half, Teejay Siddhu. The beautiful couple is celebrating their fifth marriage anniversary today (21 April 2012).
“Living on a remote island is no test for survivor ship. To last five years together in a marriage is a much bigger reality test. The best tip I can give to any husband is to always accept that his wife is right which is what Karanvir always does,” laughs Teejay.
She continues, “On a much more serious note, I think what has really worked in our favour is that we have not attempted to change each other but have accepted as we are. Also the fact that we came together when both of us were not very well-known and have stood by each other during the down phase has come in good stead. The couples who break up are the ones who come together when things are going great guns and the equation falls flat when the chips are down.”
So what about kids? “We might start a family within a year or two. I needed some time so that we can understand each other better and get to where we wanted to be in life.”
Hmm…we understand Teeja. Karanvir, who is head over heels in love with his wife, also feels the same. “Yes, I accept what Teejay says that the wife is always right for this way there is no argument and there is peace all around. If you really want to ask what makes us tick, I think it is our ability to work through disagreements, which are bound to creep up in any marriage. We don’t dwell too much on past things and by God’s grace, we are on the same page on many critical issues such as work, importance of values et al. What pains me to see is that many people pay too much attention to their partners only during the courtship period and let things drift once they become husband and wife. This is wrong as relationships need constant work and you need to keep spicing it up from time to time. I don’t think that the seven year itch will affect us as we are now technically seven years together (five years marriage and two years courtship) and things could not be better. Amen,” shares Karanvir.
Furthermore, the couple believes in keeping the affair simple and they are not opting for any grand celebration as they think “the best way to usher in this wedding anniversary is to keep working.” They did have a small get-together on the sets of Dil Se Di Dua... Saubhagyavati Bhava, wherein the lovebirds cut cake and had some nice time with everyone.
Karanvir and Teejay, we wish you both stay happy and in love forever and ever.