This month's Vanity Fair focuses on the life and death of the tragic princess.
While the world is still abuzz after the birth of Prince George, Hollywood turns its eye to the baby’s late grandmother, Princess Diana. Besides an upcoming movie, Diana is also the focus of the next issue of Vanity Fair. The magazine delves into Diana’s murky and controversial love life after her divorce from Prince Charles. It focuses on her relationship with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan, with whom Diana began a relationship in 1995.
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Jemima Khan, Diana’s close friend and the former wife of Hasnat’s distant cousin Imran Khan, told the magazine: “Diana was madly in love with Hasnat Khan and wanted to marry him, even if that meant living in Pakistan, and that’s one of the reasons why we became friends.”
Diana has received a resurrgence of attention this year.
This idea – that Diana’s relationship with Khan was the most significant in her life is shared by a number of her friends and acquaintances, according to the magazine. The period and the relationship are also the focus of the upcoming motion picture Diana, which is being promoted as an original retelling of unknown details from the princess’s final two years. The film, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, is due to be released on September 19th this year. Hasnat Khan has not cooperated with the filmmakers.