Pakistani descent Somy Ali has made headlines when she spoke about her desire to tie the knot with Salman Khan after watching Maine Pyar Kiya. Not only she met Salman, but they even got into a relationship soon after. However, the couple broke it off in 1999. Now during an interaction with Bombay Times, Somy spoke at length about falling in love with Salman and how she ran off to India in a desire to marry him.
Somy stated, “It was 1991 and I was 16. I saw Maine Pyar Kiya, and I went, ‘I have to marry this guy!’ I told my mom that I am going to India tomorrow. She, of course, sent me off to my room, but I kept pleading that I have to go to India and marry this guy Salman Khan. That night, I had a dream that I have to go marry Salman because he is going to be my saviour. Since she wouldn’t relent, I called my dad. Of course, I didn’t tell him why I wanted to visit India.”
She further said, “I told him that we have relatives in Mumbai and I wanted to meet them. I also told him that my biggest dream is to see the Taj Mahal, which I must admit, I haven’t seen to this day (laughs!). I was born in Pakistan and had lived there for a few years before I move to Miami, so I spent a week there, and then landed in India and checked into a five-star hotel. People used to make fun of me because I was this ‘struggling actor’, who was staying at a plush hotel.”
Meanwhile, Somy returned to the US soon after her breakup with Salman and completed her education.
Source: DNA India