New Delhi: Nawazuddin Siddiqui turns 47 today (May 19). The actor shares his birthday with his son Yani. On Tuesday night, the father-son duo celebrated their birthdays over a video call. Nawaz is currently at his hometown in Budhana, his wife and kids are staying at their family farmhouse in Kasara.
Speaking with leading daily, Aaliya Siddiqui said that she arranged for a cake for her son Yani on Tuesday night and Nawazuddin joined in the celebrations through a video call. She said, “We had a midnight cake cutting for Yaani and Nawaz joined over a video call. He wished Yaani in the morning again. Nawaz is in touch with the kids daily. We couldn’t arrange gifts for Yaani due to the situation but their uncle Shamas spoils the kids with toys (every) now and then.” She added, “Nawaz and I always felt that instead of splurging money on a lavish party every year, we should instead donate the same amount to those in need. So this year too, we are going to do the same.”
Nawazuddin and Aaliya hit a rough patch last year and she even filed for a divorce. However, months later, she said that she wants to give the marriage another shot. In March, Speaking to a leading daily Aaliya said that when she was battling Covid-19, Nawazuddin took care of her and their children.She said, “This pandemic was an eye-opener. I realised what matters the most is the well-being of your children and good health. Our children need us, and if their happiness lies in us being together, we can keep our disagreements aside. I have withdrawn the legal notice that I had filed. I don’t seek divorce anymore, and I want to give this marriage a chance”