On day two of India Today Conclave East 2022, actor Rajkummar Rao shared how the lockdown helped him and Patralekhaa spend more time together and take the next step. The actor also shared that doing the dishes is his favorite household chore.
Rajkummar Rao and Patralekhaa tied the knot in November 2021 after 11 years of dating. Photo: India Today/Instagram
Rajkummar Rao and Patralekhaa tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Chandigarh in November 2021. The wedding was attended by the couple’s close friends and family. At a conference titled The Rule Breakers: Content, Creation and Box Office Success on Day 2 of India Today Conclave East 2022, Rajkummar explained how the lockdown helped the couple spend time together. He also explained that he likes to do household chores like “bartan dhona and jhaadu maarna” (washing the dishes and sweeping the floor).
THE LOCK HAS HELPED RAJKUMMAR AND PATRALEKHAA MAKE THE NEXT STEP
Rajkummar Rao and Patralekhaa got married after dating for 11 years. Talking about being the jamai (son-in-law) of Bengal, Rajkummar said, “Shaadi ke baad pehli baar Kolkata aya hoon. I was doing Ulu’r dhoni for myself in my shaadi. I truly believe that everyone should get married because you feel Patralekhaa and I have been together for 11 years but the lockdown has helped us spend more time together because earlier our shooting schedules were keeping us busy so after the lockdown we decided to move on next step.
ON THE SHARING OF HOUSEHOLD TASKS
When asked if he does any household chores, Rajkummar added, “At home, I have a very normal routine. I portray real characters on screen, so it’s important for me to be real at home too.I have OCD so I want things organized and clean.Even if she says ho jayega I have to drop everything and clean up.
But do you know what Rajkummar’s favorite household chore is? “Bartan dhona is my favorite, I used to do it with my mother when I was a kid, and jharu lagana bhi achha lagta hai,” he said. Now, who wouldn’t want a husband like Rajkummar who likes to do the dishes and clean the house, right?
RAJKUMMAR RAO LOVES PHUCHKA
Do you know that Rajkummar Rao loves phuchka? Talking about the current cost of potatoes, Rajkummar joked that he may not know the cost of aloo but surely he knows how much phuchkas cost. “Phuchka ka rate pata hai, mais aaloo ka nahi pata. I love kalibari ke bahar wala stall, I have phuchka every time I’m in Kolkata,” the HIT actor said.