While some Bollywood couples give us relationship goals, some make us believe how twisted relationships in Bollywood are. You may have seen your favorite Bollywood stars act their part as the hero who falls in love with “ONE” girl and spends his lifetime with her. But, the reality is that monogamy is not easy to maintain in Bollywood.
Take a look at these Bollywood celebrities who cheated on their spouses.
1- Aditya Pancholi
Actress Zarina Wahab married Aditya Pancholi who was 6 years younger to him. But soon, Aditya’s temperamental nature started to create a rift between them. Aditya Pancholi had a number of extra-marital affairs and one such prominent affair was with Kangana Ranaut. Despite everything, Zarina didn’t break her marriage and took Aditya back.
2- Raj Kapoor
Raj Kapoor’s wife, Krishna fell in love with Raj despite his womanizing image and the couple tied the knot. But Raj Kapoor fell in love with Nargis with whom he worked in several successful movies. Everyone was aware of the off-screen love that was quite evident in their sizzling on-screen chemistry but he didn’t leave his wife and ended his relationship with Nargis. Vijayanthimala and Zeenat Aman have also been linked with Raj Kapoor.
He was happily married to Prakash Kaur with two children, Sunny and Bobby. But it was Hema Malini in which he found his dream girl. Their love story began on the sets of Tum Haseen Main Jawan, and it was five years after their blazing chemistry in Sholay, that the two decided to tie the knot in 1980. Both of them converted to Islam, as Dharmendra’s first wife was not ready to divorce him. He is the only Bollywood actor to have two families.
4- Amitabh Bachchan
Once lovers, Big B and Rekha do not even acknowledge each other today. But, we know there was definitely some silsila going on between the two. His affair behind wife Jaya’s back was known to all. In fact, the movie Silsila is said to be an on-screen depiction of the real-life love triangle of Amitabh, Jaya and Rekha. Fortunately, his marriage with Jaya survived.
5- Dilip Kumar
The yesteryear legendary star, Dilip Kumar has always been in the news for his controversial personal life. He married Saira Banu in 1966 after the couple fell in love with each other. But after 14 years of his marriage with Saira Banu, he married a Pakistani lady, Asma Rahman. It was believed that he married Aasmaan because Saira Banu couldn’t conceive. Later it turned out that Asma was cheating on Dilip Kumar which resulted in their divorce and he went back to Saira Banu.
6- Raj Babbar
Raj Babbar was married to Nadira when he met Smita Patil and both fell in love with each other. Raj Babbar divorced his wife and married the superstar actress Smita Patil. Later Smita Patel died of postpartum complications while giving birth to son Pratiek. After that his first wife accepted Raj Babbar again in her life.
7- Aamir Khan
An early marriage to Reena supposedly broke many hearts right after Aamir Khan’s first film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak hit the theatres! But the couple’s 15-year marriage came to an end when rumours of his alleged affair with assistant director Kiran Rao made news during the shooting of Lagaan. The actor was also in the news for having a love-child named Jaan with British journalist Jessica Hines!
8- Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh parted ways after a 13-year marriage. The reason was Saif’s alleged link-ups with several actresses in the industry. However it was Rosa Catalano, his Italian girlfriend who caught the fancy of the young Nawab; the two dated for a couple of years till he broke up with her for Kareena Kapoor. The actor is now married to the Bollywood diva, Kareena Kapoor.
9- Kamal Hassan
Kamal Haasan began his affair with Sarika while he was married to his first wife. Sarika got pregnant and later married Kamal Haasan. She gave birth to Shruti Haasan in 1986 and gave up her acting career for him. But Kamal Haasan’s affair with 22 years younger Simran Bagga created a rift between him and Sarika and they finally got divorced in 2003.
10- Mithun Chakraborty
Mithun Chakraborty had an affair with Sridevi while he was married to Yogita Bali. They met on the sets of movie ‘Jaag Utha Insan’. When Yogita Bali got to know about their affair, she refused to leave him. It is said that Mithun and Sridevi married secretly but their marriage lasted for only 3 years because Yogita Bali overdosed on sedatives and lured Mithun back.
11- Shatrughan Sinha
Their affair was one of the most controversial affairs in Bollywood. Shatrughan Sinha was already married to Poonam Sinha when he was rumoured to be dating Reena Roy. Reena, who demanded commitment from the actor, was disappointed when he refused to leave his wife. Whatever said and done, we can’t deny Sonakshi’s striking resemblance to Reena Roy.
12- Pulkit Samrat
Pulkit Samrat was in a committed relationship for many years with his sweetheart, Shweta Rohira. Pulkit tied the knot with Shweta in a lavish ceremony in Goa in 2014 but the marriage ended on a very ugly in 2015, only after 11 months! Shweta was shattered when she got to know that her husband was having an affair with his Sanam Re co-star, Yami Gautam. Shweta even went on to accuse Yami for being the woman who stole her husband.
Govinda got married to his childhood sweetheart Sunita Ahuja on 1987. But their marriage faced a low phase when it Govinda allegedly had an affair with Rani Mukherjee during the filming of movie ‘Hadd Kar Di Aapne’. They were even believed to be in a live-in relationship living together in Rani’s flat.
14- Sanjay Khan
Sanjay Khan married Zarine Khan in 1966 after the couple fell in love at a very young age. They have four children – Farah, Susane, Simone and Zayed. When Zarine was expecting Zayed in the late 70s, rumours were that Sanjay is having an affair with actress Zeenat Aman. Later Zarine got to know their affair. In one instance, Sanjay Khan beat up Zeenat Aman in front of Zarine Khan after which Zeenat Aman ended her relationship with Sanjay Khan.
15- Firoz Khan
He had a magical love story and a great marriage with Sundari Khan, but that did not stop him from allegedly falling in love with another woman causing a huge scandal. Sundari already had a child, before she was married to Feroz though nobody spoke much about it. But after a few years of marriage, the star wife allegedly discovered that her husband’s love for her had died down or rather, shifted to another younger woman. The woman in question was allegedly the very attractive Jyotika Dhanrajgir. Soon Feroz and Sundari separated since the marriage was going downhill.