Sisters-in-law Malaika Arora Khan and Seema Khan warring with each other!

Sisters-in-law Malaika Arora Khan and Seema Khan warring with each other!

It's not always necessary for sisters-in-law to get along all the time!

Most of our Indian daily soaps revolve around a tumultuous saas-bahu relationship or a couple of warring devrani-jethanis. In both cases, the pairs are often portrayed as frenemies who have to live with each other, even though it's not what they want.

Interestingly, this is a problem of every house (kahani ghar ghar ki! remember?), including celebrities! Yes, you read that right.

Not just regular folks like you and I, but famous celebrities also have to live with their frenemies. And the latest buzz of an 'in-law' fallout is being reported between sisters-in-law Malaika Arora Khan and Seema Khan.

While the entire Khan-daan may head out to vacations together and pose for those perfect family shots, all is not as shiny as it looks!

Malaika and Seema at war with each other?

As per reports, Sohail Khan's wife Seema is upset with sister-in-law Malaika Arora Khan, so much so that they don't like to be around each other anymore.

In fact, during the family's recent trip to Maldives where they celebrated Ahil's first birthday, Malaika was seen hanging around the kids, and her sister made up for her by socialising with the entire family.

"Even during the family’s holiday in Maldives (to celebrate little Ahil’s first birthday), Malaika was not seen much with the Khan family except a photo-op here and there. Her sister Amrita is more popular with the Khan-daan. Amrita was even seen sporting an outfit from Seema’s newly-launched collection at Karan’s party," a source told DNA.

Once they were back, Seema released her new collection and Malaika gave it a skip, reportedly preferring to attend Karan Johar's bash.

Relationship tense post Malaika's separation

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The two were once quite close, but after Malaika's separation from husband Arbaaz, it seems that she is concentrating on her life and wants to maintain a formal distance from her estranged in-laws. This is perhaps the major reason for their distance.

But we cannot blame her for the current situation.

We are often judgemental about daughters-in-law and instead of giving them equal opportunity and blame them for every bitter-sweet relationship. But just as Malaika, you need not succumb to pressure and must be your own person, perhaps even live separately.

3 reasons you don't always need to live with your in-laws
  • Unnecessary 'guidance': While we may want our elders to guide us at every step of the way, but it's always a necessity. Sometimes we must make mistakes in order to learn from them and having in-laws around may not allow you that freedom.
  • Intrusion of personal space: When you live away from your in-laws and see them once in a while, your bond of friendship, respect and love remains in tact, not that it doesn't if you live with them. But as they say, distance makes the heart grow fonder. Plus, it doesn't hurt to have your own personal space with your partner.
  • Parenting done wrong: Sometimes in-laws like to 'guide' you about how to parent your child. But the fact is that parenting is also one skill that improves with experience and you have to make mistakes. Plus, if your in-laws constantly protect the child or advise you on how to parent them, then your authority may be lost on your own child.

Read: 5 things I did to befriend my sister-in-law

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Written by

Deepshikha Punj

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