Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Roshan have announced that they are separating and ending their 17-year long relationship.
Hrithik and Sussanne married in 2000 after dating for a few years and also have to children – Hrehaan Roshan and Hridhaan Roshan.
Hrithik released a statement saying, “Sussanne has decided to separate from me and end our 17 year relationship. This is a very trying time for the entire family and I request the media and the people to grant us our privacy at this time. I do not wish this news to disempower my fans and the people about the institution of marriage in any way. I am a firm believer in this institution and respect and honour it at the highest level… And Once again I thank my fans for all the concern and prayers for my health, my treatment is going well and I should be able to resume my life in every way very soon. Thank you.”
Sussanne has also released a statement saying, “We are two individuals who respect & care for each other & have made our own individual choices. We are parents to two wonderful kids & our responsibility remains to protect & take care of them. Nothing can change that. Would appreciate if we are given our privacy in such a time. Thank you for your warmth & concern for both of us & the family.”