Abhishek Bachchan reveals Bobby Deol played an important role in his relationship with wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan completed 14 years of marriage on April 20. The couple tied the knot in 2007 and had a love story that is remembered for years. Now, during an interview, Abhishek revealed that it was Bobby Deol who played a key role in their relationship. The actor shared that he met Aishwarya when he had gone to Switzerland for a recce for his father Amitabh Bachchan's film Mrityudata. The Big Bull star further mentioned that Bobby, his childhood friend, was shooting for Aur Pyar Ho Gaya (1997) with Aishwarya. Abhishek said when Bobby got to know that he was in Switzerland, he invited him for dinner. That's how Aishwarya and Abhishek met for the first time. 

"I first met her when I was a production boy. There was a film my father was making called Mrityudata, and I had gone for the location recce to Switzerland, because the company felt that because I had grown up in Switzerland in boarding school that I would be able to take them to nice locations. I had been there for a couple of days, all alone. And that's when a childhood friend of mine, Bobby Deol, was shooting for his first film - Aur Pyar Ho Gaya. And he got to know I was there, and said 'Hey, why don't you come over for dinner?' And that's the first time, when they were shooting, when I met Aishwarya," Abhishek told.

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Aishwarya and Abhishek have a daughter named Aaradhya.

(Source: Ranveer Allahbadia Interview)