Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja tied the knot on May 8, 2018 after dating for many years. The couple opted for an intimate wedding in the presence of friends and family at her aunt’s bungalow in the city.
Hours after her wedding, Sonam changed her handles on social media to Sonam K Ahuja. Social media users questioned her decision to take her husband’s surname and questioned her ‘feminism’. Many had questioned the rush in changing her surname.
Sonam opened up about adopting husband Anand Ahuja’s surname in an interview to India Today from Cannes Film Festival. She said, “I have been engaged for a long time. It took me a long time to decide. It's a choice, at the end of the day.”
Sonam added that it is her choice to take her husband’s surname. She added, “And if people don't understand the concept of feminism, they need to go online and look at the description. And how do you know Anand has not changed his name?”
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Meanwhile, Sonam has been slaying on the red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival. She has turned head with her red carpet appearances.
Husband Anand Ahuja shared on his social media account that he is motivated and inspired by Sonam and her team. Sonam also shared that she is missing husband Anand. As per reports, the couple will divide time between London, Mumbai and Delhi.