Ramzan, a month lengthy competition of fasting and praying is at all times particular for islamic group around the globe. And this Ramzan was additional particular for mannequin actor Gauahar Khan, for Khan received to go to Mecca together with her husband, actor and content material creator Zaid Darbar, for the primary time. “It was my first time with Zaid and Zaid’s first time there as properly,” says the Begum Jaan (2017) actress.
The couple was planning on doing Umrah (an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca ) ever since they received married in December of 2020, however the plans have been stored at halt due to the looming pandemic. Now, after two years Mecca opened and a six day journey lastly occurred. “Initially we have been planning we each will go, however we additionally determined to take our mothers. Then the plan stored growing and households stored including on. My household joined us from Dubai and UK, Zaid’s household joined us from Bombay,” says Khan.
Speaking in regards to the household journey Khan provides, “All of us shared plenty of good moments collectively. Doing sehri (the early morning meal earlier than the day lengthy fasting) and iftar (the meal to interrupt the quick within the night) collectively, praying collectively. We made probably the most of it.”
Describing the sensation of doing an Umrah throughout Ramzan Khan says, “It was the very best time to hope and to be near Allah. It’s a really private time together with your almighty, you’ll be able to’t actually clarify it. It’s a particularly emotional awakening if you end up there.”
On the work entrance, Khan has a busy 12 months forward and is taking pictures again to again. Nonetheless throughout Ramzan the Ishaqzaade(2012) actor tries to not take up an excessive amount of work. She says, “Rozas are all about controlling your instincts, whether or not it’s about meals, utilizing foul language or from doing minor unhealthy issues that you simply typically don’t pay a lot consideration to.”
For her Eid plans Khan is trying ahead to spend time with household and gorge on plenty of meals. “Now that I’m married there are at all times double celebrations, the place each of our households are concerned. Its all about meals on Eid. We sort of have a good time all the times we’ve got fasted by consuming lots,” she laughs.