Pakistani actress Syra Shahroz revealed on Saturday that she and husband Shahroz decided to end their marriage because of ‘ irreconcilable differences, ‘ a few months after her husband took social media outlets to tell fans that the pair had split.

In a brief note on Instagram, the actress requested the media and public to give space and privacy to the couple. “Our only hope at what is a difficult time for each of us is that both of us can continue to be the best possible parents for our daughter,” she wrote.

Shahroz took to Instagram to share the same message.

While talking to Urdu publication Daily Jang, Behroz clarified that the two have not called off their marriage while noting that every family experiences disputes. He also said that Syra has been staying with her ailing father to look after him. The couple had had a “good marital life” for the past seven years, Behroz said.

The news of the separation of the celebrity couple has sent shock waves in the entertainment industry.