The wife of 62-year-old Raghuveer Yadav (Raghbir Yadav), who has appeared in films like ‘Peepli Live’ and ‘Lagaan’, has filed for divorce from him. Raghuveer’s wife Purnima Kharga has filed for divorce in Bandra Family Court, Mumbai.Actually, Purnima and Raghuveer have been living separately from each other for the last 25 years and now they are moving towards divorce.
Purnima has accused the national award-winning actor husband of adultery. Wife has asked for intermittence of Rs 1 lakh and alimony of Rs 10 crore from her husband Raghuveer.
Raghuveer and Poornima have a 30-year-old son who currently lives with his mother. It has been written in Purnima’s appeal that Raghuveer has been involved in creating and making extramarital affairs. Let us tell you that Purnima is an international Kathak dancer. She is a disciple of well-known Kathak dancer Birju Maharaj. Meantime, during the National School of Drama, he met Raghuveer, who was a Struggling Actor at the time. Both got married in the village of Raghuveer in Madhya Pradesh.
Earlier in 1995, Raghuveer Yadav himself has also filed for divorce from this marriage. Purnima has told in her application that in 1995 she had suspected that her husband had a relationship with her co-star but she kept trying to save this marriage. At that time Raghuveer filed for divorce in Jabalpur. Many years later, he withdrew his application.
Let me tell you that Raghuveer Yadav got recognition from director Prakash Jha’s TV show ‘Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne’, the show was telecast in the 80s.