10 Bollywood celebrities who married outside the film industry
1. Emraan Hashmi
Emraan Hashmi married his longtime girlfriend and sweetheart Parveen Shahani in 2006. The actor, who has locked lips with several Bollywood actresses on-screen, married Parveen in 2006 and has a son with her named Ayaan Hashmi.
2. Madhuri Dixit
It was a perfect mach of beauty with brains. Bollywood’s star actress Madhuri Dixit, who set several hearts racing with her Dhak Dhak performance, tied the knot with cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Sriram Nene in 1999. After getting married in 1999, Madhuri settled in Denver, United States with her husband.
3. Hrithik Roshan
Before his marriage to Sussanne Khan hit the dumps and ended in a tragic divorce, Hrithik Roshan tied the knot with famous interior designer Sussanne Khan. After a 14 year marriage between the two, the couple divorced last year.
4. Juhi Chawla
Famed Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla, who was one of the most sought-after actresses in India in the 90s, managed to hide her affair with industrialist Jay Mehta. However, the two married in 1997 and today, Juhi and Mehta are blessed with two children from the marriage.
5. Vivek Oberoi
After a brief fling with actress Aishwarya Rai (who subsequently married Abhishek Bachchan), Vivek Oberoi married the daughter of a former Karnatika minister Priyanka Alva. Just this year, the actor was blessed with a baby boy.
6. Shilpa Shetty
Bollywood actress Shiilpa Shetty also chose her matrimonial parner outisde of the film industry and married businessman Raj Kundra. Shetty seems to have caught on to her husband’s keen sense of business, as the duo made headlines when they purchased an IPL team by the name of Rajasthan Royals for $16.8 million.
7. Esha Deol
Sibling of famous Bollywood stars Bobby Deol and Sunny Deol as well as daughter to Hema Malini and Dharmendra, Esha Deol chose to tie the knot with someone who wasn’t associated with film industry, but business. Deol married businessman Bharat Takhtani, with whom she was also close during her childhood.
8. Imran Khan
Nephew of Bollywood’s Mr.Perfectionist, Imran Khan surprised and shocked the world when he chose Avantika Malik Khan as his bride on January 10, 2011. Imran is one of the very few actors who have chosen to marry at such an early age.
9. Shah Rukh Khan
In an industry where marriages seldom work out, Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan’s marriage is one of the rarest success stories of all time. The duo married in 1991, when neither Shah Rukh was a household name and Gauri was pretty much an unknown figure in the entertainment industry. Today, Gauri is a renowned producer who is the co-founder of the film production and distribution company Red Chillies Entertainment with her husband.
10. Ali Zafar
He might be a Pakistani, but Ali Zafar has cemented his place in Bollywood and is cast alongside the leading actors in the Indian film industry. Ali also married Ayesha Fazli on July 28, 2009.