One of the trendiest themes in the glam industry has been remarriages. This tendency has been adopted not only by the Bollywood business, but also by certain well-known television personalities. While we have already read about and are aware of the presence of certain such partnerships in the Bollywood industry, let us see if this list will refresh your recollections and introduce you to some lesser-known —
Neelam Kothari – Sameer Soni
Remember her great roles as Sangeeta and VJ Neelam in Bollywood films like Hum Saath Saath Hain and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai? We can’t forget about the stunning beauty and supporting actor performances in these great Bollywood films.
The actress was rumoured to have been in a romance with Bollywood star Bobby Deol in the 1990s, but the two parted ways. While we assumed it was merely a second marriage for actor Sameer Soni, it was also a second marriage for Neelam! Yes, the actress married Rishi Sethia, the son of a UK businessman, in 2000.
However, the couple called off their divorce proceedings shortly after their marriage. Following this, the actress married actor Sameer Soni, who had previously married model Rajlaxmi Khanvilkar in the 1990s, making this his second marriage.
Shilpa Shetty – Raj Kundra
Do you know that before marrying Raj Kundra, Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty was engaged to music director Sandeep Chowta? Raj’s marriage to Shilpa Shetty, a Bollywood star, was not his first!
Raj Kundra, a businessman, was initially married to Kavita, with whom he has a daughter. While his connection with Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty was cited as the reason for their failed marriage, the actress was also referred to as a homewrecker by both Kavita and the public.
When his wife Kavita learned of the couple’s developing romance, she chose to take a step back and divorced them in 2009. Raj and Shilpa also married in the same year.
Sarika – Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan, a well-known actor, married Vani Ganapathy in 1978. However, after divorcing his first wife, the actor found love again in the actress Sarika and married her.
Lara Dutta – Mahesh Bhupathi
Lara Dutta, a well-known actress, was one of the females who married an already married man! Lara Dutta married Mahesh Bhupathi, a well-known tennis player, in 2011. While we all assumed this was Mahesh’s first marriage, he was previously married to model Shvetha Jaishankar.
When Shvetha was asked about it, she blamed the actress Lara Dutta for her broken marriage, even revealing that his former husband was meeting the actress while they were married.
Karisma Kapoor – Sanjay Kapur
Despite the fact that this couple is no longer together, it appears that Sanjay is not destined to be happily married! Sanjay, who married Bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor, was previously married to Priya Sachdev, with whom he shares a daughter!
Priya is a successful businesswoman who owns high-end boutiques in numerous locations. Sanjay walked down the aisle with actress Karishma Kapoor in 2003 after Priya and Sanjay called off their marriage in 2002. In 2016, this couple called off their marriage after 11 years of marriage and two children together.
Kalki Koechlin – Anurag Kashyap
Despite being married to Aarti Bajaj, a well-known Bollywood actress, director, and producer, Anurag Kashyap fell for actress Kali Koechlin. During the filming of DevD, the two began to develop feelings for each other.
Anurag divorced his wife in 2009 and began seeing the actress as a result of this. Kalki and Anurag chose to marry in 2011, taking their relationship to the next level. However, it appears that fate had other plans for Anurag, as the couple divorced in 2015.
Sridevi – Boney Kapoor
Sridevi, Bollywood’s first female celebrity, died in a horrific accident when she was only 54 years old. While we still mourn the loss of this famous beauty, she married Boney Kapoor, who was already married.
After becoming madly in love with Sridevi, Boney had an adulterous affair with the actress. And it was at this point that Mona Kapoor and Boney Kapoor called off their wedding after learning of Sridevi’s pregnancy. After that, in 1996, Sridevi and Boney married.
Hema Malini – Dharmendra
He-Man from Bollywood The love affair between Dharmendra and Dream Girl Hema Malini made a lot of buzz in Bollywood. Prakash Kaur, Dharmendra’s first wife, was married to him in 1954. Dharmendra began falling for Hema Malini on the sets of the film “Tum Haseen Main Jawan” in 1970, after several years of marriage.
Despite the fact that he was the father of four children, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Vijeta Deol, and Ajeeta Deol, he had a great love for actress Hema Malini. Dharmendra married Hema after this, despite the fact that he had divorced his previous wife for the sake of her affection. And, in order to marry Hema Malini, the couple had to first convert to Islam because his first wife refused to divorce him!!
Shabana Azmi – Javed Akhtar
Shabana Azmi, a Bollywood actress, is known for portraying some of the most remarkable characters in numerous Bollywood films. While we know plenty about the actress, she married Javed Akhtar, who was already married at the time.
Despite having a love marriage with Honey Irani, Javed Akhtar fell in love with Shabana, and Honey quickly recognised that Javed would never be the man she fell for again.
Jaya Prada – Srikanth Nahata
Jaya Prada, one of the most well-known and well-paid actresses of her generation, married a man who was already married. She married Srikanth Nahata, a film producer who was already married and the father of three children.
Juhi Chawla – Jay Mehta
Despite the fact that this couple is not a perfect match and that Juhi Chawla could have married anyone from the Bollywood industry, she chose an unsuitable groom because she chose to become a housewife and marry entrepreneur Jay Mehta in 1995 rather than continue her Bollywood career.
Jay Mehta was a widower, having lost his first wife in an aircraft disaster, and this was his second marriage.
Rani Mukerji – Aditya Chopra
Rani Mukerji was the main lady of Yash Raj Films, which is how she met Aditya Chopra’s son. Despite speculations that she was dating producer-director Aditya Chopra, she remained silent on the subject.
When Aditya’s divorce was finalised, the actress admitted to dating him after her marriage in 2014. The producer-director was married to Payal Khanna, his childhood sweetheart, for seven years before divorcing her for Rani.
Kiran Rao – Aamir Khan
Despite marrying his first love, Reena Dutta, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan married Kiran Rao for the second time.