September 09, 2011 10:36 IST
Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra's growing closeness has not gone down
too well with wife Gauri Khan as well as her friends.
The actress got a taste of their distaste for her recently, when she
attended the Eid celebrations at Mannat recently. While there have been reports
of Gauri Khan snubbing her at the party, apparently there was more
According to a source: "Towards the end of the party, after many
celebrities had left, Mehr Rampal (Arjun Rampal's wife) pointed to SRK
that not many people (including Gauri) were too fond of Priyanka. She
asked him why Priyanka had been invited at all."
"SRK told Mehr that Priyanka is a very good friend just
like she and many others were to him. And if she had any problems, Mehr
should address them directly with Priyanka, and not question SRK about
inviting her over for his Eid party."
However, while SRK stood by Priyanka during this confrontation, it seems he was unaware of his Don 2 co-actor being snubbed by wife Gauri.
Reportedly, Hrithik, briefly after sauntering in, stopped to chat with his Agneepath
heroine. Buzz is that they had barely exchanged pleasantries when Gauri
stepped in and whisked the actor away to meet their other friends.
Interestingly, this is not the first time SRK has supported Priyanka.
Years ago, when she was going through legal hurdles posed by ex business
manager Prakash Jaju, she is said to have sought his help during the