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Appreciation is an art. Celebrate the Wife Appreciation Day today by learning the art from these 6 Bollywood husbands who does it really well.
A pleasant Sunday morning, wife wakes up to see breakfast ready and nicely presented on the dining table by her husband, the smile that lightens up her face then is priceless. The couple can spend some quality time together rather than hiding behind newspapers, books, phones or laptop for a while at least.
Or the husband can make hot coffee for his wife and they can watch a movie together or do all the talking that didn’t happen during the busy week. Also one thing that husbands need not forget to do is appreciate his wife who does so much for the sake of his family. She should be told a well done or a thank you often, especially today as its ‘Wife Appreciation Day!’
Appreciation is magical, few simple words but have the power to make a person really happy. Especially wives toil day and night for the well-being of the family, all their efforts deserve appreciation. It’s an easy and a very simple thing to do for husbands but it would definitely soothe a wife’s heart and make her life seem beautiful.
If the husbands feel that they don’t have the expertise in the art of appreciation, they can definitely learn from these 6 Bollywood heroes. It is very easy for them you see, so it is, for you too.
Such a complicated looking relationship this was, initially in the film – an Indian wife and a Pakistani husband. Their tastes, interests, ideologies were all different yet the couple made it work. Simple appreciation did wonders in their married life.
Iqbal Syed (Vicky Kaushal) was fond of western music, but he appreciated Sehmat’s (Alia Bhatt) taste for Indian music and used to play it for her in his gramophone. Isn’t that very sweet of him? It’s really nice when husbands keep their choices aside for a while and consider their wives’ wishes. Such gestures would please any wife.
Surprising as is it, amidst all the action and drama Tiger (Salman Khan) did find some time to appreciate his wife Zoya (Katreena Kaif). There is that one action scene where Zoya’s exceptional driving skills save the lives of Tiger and his fellow Indian officers from the clutches of their attackers. Tiger’s appreciation for Zoya’s help was all over his face and he even told her how amazing the ‘escape’ was.
Also the confidence that Tiger had on Zoya for getting the map which they badly wanted in the film was exceptional. It’s important for husband to believe in the capabilities of his wife. They are awesome in their own way. Admit it!
Rani Padmavati’s (Deepika Padukone) strategies were indeed something that needed applause. The manner in which she hoodwinked Khilji (Ranveer Singh) and his soldiers to saved Maharawal Ratan Singh (Shahid Kapoor) was brilliant.
Ratan Singh who was always fond of this wife of his, was further pleased and appreciated her bravado in saving his life. He often consulted her and respected her political strategies.
It’s not just the husbands who know it all, wives have their thoughts and intuitions as well. Discussing things through and taking a unanimous decision regarding all the matters is always healthy for any relationship than a one man show.
Prem (Aiyushmann Khurrana) was under the illusion that external beauty is the only definition of beauty. Initially he failed to understand the really beauty of his supposedly obese wife Sandhya (Bhumi Pednekar). He disrespected and ridiculed her. But later when he realised his mistake, he could not stop himself from appreciating how amazing she was with all her excellent educational qualifications and talent.
Beauty is a very subjective concept. Husbands should love their wives for who they truly are from within and not anything else. Every wife is indeed beautiful.
Ram (Ranveer Singa) was madly in love with Leela (Deepika Padukone) and he never could stop appreciating her. According to him she was one of her kind. First time he met his friends after eloping with Leela, he spoke about nothing but how amazing their (his friend’s) bhabhiji was.
Even when he meets her later in a treaty meeting between the clans of Rajadi and Sanera, he fails not to appreciate her for looking good and handling all the responsibilities so very well. Appreciations soften a person, to win a wife’s heart, never stop appreciating her.
Wives often put in lot of efforts into the art of cooking. It’s the duty of every husband to appreciate her efforts. None does it better than Surinderji (Shah Rukh Khan) from Rab ne bana di jodi. In spite of having had a tummy full of golgappas, he comes home and savors Taani’s (Anushka Sharma) biriyani and appreciates her for the same.
Like the old saying goes, wives should win her husband’s heart with good food. Similarly husbands should win wives heart by appreciating her for the same. It’s a two way lane you know, nothing is ever unidirectional in a relationship.
All the husbands out there, do take inspiration from these movie characters and go appreciate your wives today, simply because you love them and they deserve to be appreciated!
And maybe learn that it is a good thing to be appreciative of your wife every day, not just for one day in the year!
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