Breakup and rebounds in the high life of Bollywood celebrities is nothing very unique, but there are certain Bollywood affairs that gave us major relationship goals and when those celebs parted ways it gave their fans a major heart break and today are happily married to somebody else! Some stars who after having an unlucky hand at relationships moved on had an arranged marriage, according to the wishes of their parents!
Here are 10 arranged marriages that happened after a break up!
1- Shahid Kapoor
Considering Shahid’s popularity and alleged link-ups, we always thought of him of someone who would settle down with an A-list actress. However, choosing to settle down in an arranged marriage to a gorgeous Delhi was a wise decision that he made. Shahid and Delhi girl Mira Rajput met through the religious cult Radha Saomi Satsang and decided to get hitched. Now the couple is happily married and doting parents to a baby boy and a girl.
2- Karisma Kapoor
It is said that Karishma fell seriously in love with Abhishek Bachchan and it was likewise from the other side! In 2002, on Big B’s birthday the lovebirds even got engaged! But it wasn’t a smooth ride there after! Their relationship broke off after differences arose between the two families and the engagement was called off!
Karishma later married Delhi based industrialist, Sanjay Kapoor in 2003! Karishma’s marriage was arranged by her parents and she had two children with Sanjay. The marriage although failed to last as they couple filed for a divorce with mutual consent, in 2014!
3- Esha Deol
Daughter of Hema Malini and Dharmendra, Esha Deol tried her luck in Bollywood but failed miserably. The actress later settled with her childhood friend Bharat Takhtani, a businessman, through an arrange marriage in 2012.
It was Govinda’s mother who found Sunita for him. In an article written by Anupama Chopra, “The Loveable Hero”, Govinda revealed that he considers his marriage to be love cum arranged. He also said, “I came home one day from shooting and my mother said it’s high time I got married. Sunita and I were married the next morning at 4.30 a.m.”
Even though a lot of people think that Dhanush and his wife Aishwarya Rajinikanth had a love marriage, it’s for a matter of fact incorrect information. Speaking during an interview, Dhanush had once revealed, the details of this match and confessed, “It is an arranged marriage and both our parents have accepted the proposal.”
6- Raj Kapoor
Despite Raj Kapoor’s on-screen and off-screen with Nargis, he never let that get between his marital course with his loving wife Krishna Raj Kapoor.
7- Vivek Oberoi
Who can forget the spat Vivek Oberoi got himself into for dating Aishwarya Rai. His romance with the actress was short lived and he had to endure a lot to stand by this relationship! His ugly spat with Salman Khan is unforgettable, but unfortunately neither of the actors got the lovely lady!
Vivek got married to Priyanka Alva the daughter of Karnatak minister Jeevaraj Alva in 2010. The marriage was an arranged one but Vivek is happy with his partner! They are proud parents of two kids now!
8- Shammi Kapoor
Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor had a rocky patch in his first marriage. His first wife Geeta Bali died on 21 January 1965, having contracted smallpox while shooting a Punjabi film, ‘Rano’, based on a novel ‘Eik Chadar Maili Si’ by Rajinder Singh Bedi. This untimely death of Geeta Bali left Shammi Kapoor shattered. However, he found solace in an arranged marriage with Neela Devi who belonged to a royal background
9- Madhuri Dixit
The ‘Dhak Dhak’ girl ended up giving her heart to heart surgeon Dr Nene in 1999. After her break-up with Sanjay Dutt the actress took a short break to meet her brother Ajay Dixit in USA where she was introduced to Dr Nene. The actress chose marriage over career and decided to settle in USA. She made her second inning in Bollywood with Aaja Nachle and now is back to Mumbai with her husband and two kids.
10- Ahana Deol
Ahana met the man of her dreams, Vaibhav Vohra in Esha’s wedding and soon after two years of Esha’s marriage, in 2014 both of them got hitched.