Lalit Modi who recently announced his relationship with former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen was already married to Minal Modi but in the year 2018, she passed away due to cancer.
Who was Minal Modi?
Minal Sangrani was the daughter of Pesu Aswani, who was a Nigeria-based Sindhi businessman. And with Jack Sangrani she also had a daughter named Karima.
Before getting married to Lalit Modi, Minal Sangrani was married to another Nigeria-based Sindhi businessman, Jack Sagrani and soon they Parted ways.
Lalit and Minal’s Relationship
After her Divorse Minal shifted to India where she met Lalit’s mother Bina and they became good friends.
Lalit Modi started courting Minal Sangrani soon after her divorce, and both of their families were against their relationship because Minal was 9 years elder than Lalit and she also had a daughter.
Despite the opposition from the families of both, the couple tied the knot in 1991. Soon after Minal Modi faced a boycott in Delhi and then she decided to move to Mumbai with Lalit Modi.
The couple had two children Ruchir Modi and daughter Aliya. Lalit Modi also has a step-daughter Karima Sagrani, from Minal’s first marriage with Jack Sangrani.
Minal Modi was diagnosed with cancer for several years and she lost the battle of life in the year 2018 at the age of 63.
Sushmita Sen and Minal Modi Friendship
According to few media reports Minal Modi and Sushmita Sen were good friends and often Minal, Lalit and Sushmita used to watch IPL together.
Lalit Modi and Susmita Sen relationship
Recently Lalit Modi shared a collection of pictures with Sushmita Sen and captioned it Just back in London after a whirling global tour of Maldives with the families, not to mention my better half Sushmita Sen – a new beginning, a new life finally. Over the moon.”
Sushmita Sen has not given any statement about this but some people are congratulating them and some are criticising them.