Abhishek Bachchan: Hrithik-Sussanne Roshan’s request for privacy should be respected

Hrithik and Sussanne Roshan must be given privacy to sort out their issues, says Bachchan Jr who has been a close friend of the couple

Hrithik Roshan and wife Sussanne separation news has come as a surprise to fans, family and the film industry. After Hrithik issued a statement to the media on Friday evening everyone has got talking about this news. However Abhishek Bachchan feels that the couple should be given time and space, “If you read the statement, Hrithik has requested his privacy to be respected and that is exactly what we should do. We should respect that privacy and give them strength during this trying time.  I really feel that it will be wonderful if the media backs off and let them do what they wish to. It is very nice that he has issued a statement, his request for privacy should be respected. I will do so and so should you all.” Abhishek‘s reaction came soon after Hrithik issued his statement.

Hrithik and Sussanne had been in a steady relationship for 17 years and were married for 13 years.  The couple tied the knot in December 2000 and have two children named Hrehaan and Hridhaan.