MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Film star Shakib Khan has sent a divorce notice to his wife actor Apu Biswas. Shakib Khan’s friend and a film producer and director Mohammad Iqbal said on Monday a copy of the divorce notice was sent to Apu’s residence.
Iqbal has been performing as the spokesman for Shakib. Barrister Rokanuddun Mahmud dealt the legal procedure, Iqbal added.
Shakib Khan and Apu Biswas are both maintaining silence on the divorce proceedings. Their mobile phones are switched off.
The star couple married on 18 April 2008, but kept their marriage a secret. They continued their respective movie careers without giving away their secret marriage. Then in a sensational television appearance on 10 April this year, Apu told all. She turned up with their six-month-old son Abraham, and told the viewers, “I am Shakib’s wife. This is our son.”
Shakib and Apu were cast as a pair for the first time in a 2006 film, ‘Koti Takar Kabin’, meaning a marriage with a Tk 10 million dower promised to the bride.