Interviewed by TV 7 Days, Leïla Bekhti revealed the secrets of her daily life with her husband Tahar Rahim. Married since 2010, the lovers had met on the set of the film A prophet by Jacques Audiard, in 2008. Parents of three children (Souleiman born in 2017, a little girl whose date of birth is unknown and a third child born in 2021 whose sex is unknown), the actress of the series The torch confided to being totally complementary to her husband in the education of their three toddlers.
“What is great is that Tahar and I, we understand each other, because we do the same job. When one of the two is not there, the other manages. Now, when one of our three toddlers begs for a diaper change, he doesn’t care that dad is filming with Ridley Scott! Whether we like it or not, everyday life catches up with us. I need to live this daily life to bring my characters to life“, she confided with sincerity.
Working on her first film as a director Looking at us, they’ll get used to it, Leïla Bekhti went to the Cannes Film Festival to, in particular, support her husband who will be showing from May 23 a new film where he will play the role of Don Juan, alongside Virginie Efira. This feature film was also presented in the Cannes Première selection.
Previously, Géraldine Nakache’s sidekick had told journalists about Paris Match his love at first sight with Tahar Rahim in 2008 on the set of the great success A prophet. “I arrived at the end, for only four days. Tahar understood that I was stressed, and he was super caring with me. I noticed that we did not leave each other indifferent, but we were not in the mood for that. We took our time, as if we wanted to patiently start a beautiful relationship that would be the ultimate“, she remembered. Since then, the couple has been on cloud nine and jealousy has no place between them!
Find the full interview with Leïla Bekhti in the magazine TV 7 Dayson sale from Monday, May 23, 2022.