Rubina was born and brought up in Islington, London. She was married at the age of 19 and brought up with six siblings.
She grew up with the idea that she was to have a husband and live with her in-laws.
'I was not able to study. It was one of my dreams to be anurse. I was doing well at my education. It would have to come to an end andsacrifice my ambition in order to become a wife and daughter-in-law.’
Before she was married her mother was terminally ill.She had to give up her relationship with her only love.
‘It was like a Romeo & Juliet situation - a bit of Bollywood,' she said.
When Rubina introduced him to her mother, she felt that he seemed like a nice boy.Her mother’s wish in the end was to get her youngest daughter…