Karishma Kapoor and her husband, Delhi-based industrialist Sunjay Kapoor, have decided to file for a legal separation by mutual consent.
The actress was spotted in Bandra Family Court yesterday morning. The hearing went on for over three hours in Principal Judge Laxmi Rao’s court following which the actress and her estranged husband agreed to settle their differences amicably, including the custody of their children Samaira and Kiaan Raj Kapoor.
It is learnt that Karishma has allowed Sunjay `controlled access’ to their children.
A friend of the couple told that the divorce was filed sometime ago, but they kept the news under wraps. “Fortunately, the two realised that there is no point in fighting anymore and decided to separate on good terms,” added realise the friend.
Lawyers Mahesh Jethmalani and Kranti Sathe, who are representing Karishma, are tightlipped about the details of the case. Sunjay’s lawyers, Jalaja Nambiar, Narayan Suvarna and Radhika Mehta, who also filed the earlier custody petition on behalf of the businessman, were also not forthcoming.
Rumours about Karishma tumultuous relationship with Sunjay have been doing the rounds for some time now. Matters came to a head after he decided to move to court for the custody of their kids on May 19.