Mandan Karimi, who created a buzz for filing a domestic violence case husband Gaurav Gupta, has blamed her mother-in-law for her troubled marriage. The former Bigg Boss 9 said that her MIL not just made her to convert her religion, but also used to abuse and insult her. Karimi also asserted that her mother-in-law was also not happy with her husband.
During her recent interview with TOI, "Yes, she was but I thought things will get better with time. I changed my religion. I accepted Hinduism and our wedding took place according to Hindu rituals. She only allowed us to get married as her son wanted to marry me. And now when she realised that her son is planning to move out of the house and separate the business she told Gaurav either you chose Mandana or her. My husband Gaurav, who doesn't have a spine to chose, decided to stay with his mother. I always joked about evil mother-in-laws from Balaji's daily soaps, but had never imagined that it will happen to me. She used to abuse and insult me. In fact, I was the one who told Gaurav that we will stay with the family. I will work on it. I really tried, but they were always mean to me and never accepted me as part of the family. She used to taunt me 'India mein aisa nahi hota, tum Iran se hona toh tumhe kya pata India ka culture'."
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Mandana asserted that she did try everything to resolve the differences. "When things started becoming bad between us I told him Gaurav lets sit and talk or go on a holiday. Let's spend some time together so that we can sort out the differences, but he always refused giving excuses. I have no clothes, no money and I am staying in an apartment. They all have moved on in life. My husband is busy partying, my mother-in-law is ready to go on a holiday and I am here still trying to contact Gaurav. When I took police to his house they didn't let me in. He didn't allow me to enter even his office. He told one of his friends how dare she took police to my house," she added
Interestingly, there were reports that Mandana has filed divorce after post domestic violence complaint, however, the diva clarified that she doesn't want to get divorced as she loves Gaurav very much.
She said, "Honestly, I love my husband very much. I haven't filed for divorce. I just want to tell him that you can't take a marriage so lightly. You can't manipulate and throw me out of the house. I am his wife and I don't understand why he isn't allowing me to enter my matrimonial house? I have been staying out of the house for almost 7 weeks. He recently told a common friend of ours that I don't want Mandana in my life and I will file for divorce. If he wanted to divorce me within 6 months of our marriage why did he marry me."
Mandana and Gaurav, who were said to be dating for a while, got married in January this year. The diva is said to be in a relationship with Gaurav during her stint in Bigg Boss 9.