The beautiful video starts with Rajkummar Rao watching Patralekhaa walking up to him. He whistles at her as both of them exchange “I love yous” with hand gestures. Patralekhaa, looking adoringly at Rao, says, “Raj, it’s been 11 years but I just feel like I know you since a lifetime and not only this lifetime. I am sure it has been many lifetimes.” at the ceremony.
But, the best part that touched the hearts of many across the internet comes at the end, when Rajkummar prompts Patralekhaa to apply sindoor to his forehead as well after he had completed the ritual.
Many came forward to celebrate this refreshing role reversal that symbolizes what equality in marriage looks like.
But this isn’t the first time that Rajkummar and Patralekhaa have defined the rules of an equal relationship. Earlier, Rao had even called out people who would refer to Patralekhaa as his girlfriend.
It so happened that a leading daily tweeted a collage of the happy couple but in the only (and regressive) way that the industry has known. It read, “Some Super adorable photos of Rajkummar Rao and his girlfriend Patralekha.”
Focusing on the fact that woman has her own identity more than being attached to man, Rajkummar wrote: