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Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik announce their collaboration on The Mirza Malik Show over divorce rumours.

Many fans are confused by Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik’s announcement that they will soon feature in an Urduflix reality programme together despite rumours that they are legally separating.

Sania Mirza, an Indian tennis player, and her husband, the Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, are scheduled to appear in a new reality show. While the truth itself is not unexpected, the timing of the disclosure has left many fans perplexed. The past week was filled with rumours that the couple will separate and finally divorce. While neither Sania nor Shoaib have commented on the matter as of yet, people are questioning if the allegations are untrue or if it was all a PR trick.

The OTT platform Urduflix announced on Instagram on Saturday night that Sania and Shoaib Malik will appear together on The Mirza Malik Show. Sharing a poster for the show showcasing the celebrity pair, the post stated, “The Mirza Malik Show will soon be available exclusively on Urduflix.” The billboard depicted Sania and Shoaib standing in front of a green wall with her hand on his shoulder. A window revealed the Burj Khalifa in the distance. The pair currently resides in Dubai.

Many admirers believed that the announcement disproved the rumours that the pair were going to split up, which had circulated in recent days. One fan wrote, “Bahut acha laga sun kar. Saath raho (It was a pleasure to watch this. Keep together)” Another user wrote: “Just forgive each other and be with each other; you two look great together; I can’t imagine Shoaib with anybody else.” Sania fits him perfectly.”


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Others, however, were more perplexed, as neither Sania nor Shoaib posted the post on their respective handles. One wrote, “Were the rumours of separation a marketing trick for this? Not typical of Sania’s behaviour.” One viewer remarked, “Perhaps the show was filmed before their marital issues.” Will it proceed regardless? They have shared nothing on social media.”

Sania and Shoaib wed in 2010 and afterwards relocated to Dubai. In 2018, they welcomed their son Izhaan. Prior to a week ago, the Pakistani media reported that the couple was finalising the divorce paperwork. Some sources have even connected Shoaib to the Pakistani model Ayesha Omar. The pair has remained silent over the matter thus far.

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