Salman Khan and his love life have always been a topic of discussion. All the fans were interested in it then, and all the fans are interested in it now. Well, there was a time when the actor of Bajrangi Bhaijaan was the idiot, and every girl wanted to be with him. But did you know that there used to be a love triangle between Mr. Khan, Somy Ali and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan?
Even before Somy could step into Salman’s life, he was engaged to Sangeeta Bijlani. But she broke off her engagement after finding out that Bhaijaan was cheating on her with Ali and that he was already in love with her. But how did Aish come into the picture? Keep scrolling to find out more.
Somy Ali was in love with Salman Khan even before meeting him. She came to India only to meet him. Such was the intensity of her crush that she left Florida to join Bollywood in the hopes of meeting and marrying Salman one day.
Somy Ali was only 16 when she first saw Salman Khan in Maine Pyar Kiya, and she knew she had to find this man. “I dreamed of marrying Salman the night I saw the movie. I woke up and ran around the house looking for a suitcase and told my mom how I should move to India to marry an actor I had dreamed of. She was angry at first, but later I convinced her, and the rest is history. We’re early teens and pretty silly too, ”she told Mid-Day.
Somy landed in India and put his plan into action. She did a few modeling assignments and also acted in a few movies. She met Salman, and that was the start of the much talked about love affair between them.
Salman Khan and Somy Ali were inseparable for the next few years until Salman stepped on the sets for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Here he met Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for the first time, and love blossomed between the two on set.
By the time they finished the movie, Salman and Aishwarya were dating. Many years later, Somy Ali opened up about her equation with the Dabangg actor in a website interview and what led to their breakup.
When asked who was between her and Salman Khan, Somy Ali replied: “Aishwarya Rai”.
However, she added that she does not blame either Aishwarya or Salman for their breakup. “They both did what they thought and believed was the right thing to do at the time. I don’t like to hold a grudge. It will only affect my growth as a person.
Somy Ali later said she did not regret her relationship with Salman Khan. In fact, the two are still good friends.
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